Permits no longer required to transport sand, granite, soil: Minister

4 December 2019 07:48 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Cabinet has decided that permits to transport sand, granite and soil were no longer necessary, Environment, Wildlife Resources, Land and Land Development Minister S.M. Chandrasena said.

He told Daily Mirror that the decision was made to facilitate those engaged in the construction industry.


  Comments - 5

  • Sokrates Thursday, 05 December 2019 10:39 AM

    Now the Rajapaksa Mob has a new money source.

    Kingsley Wijesinhe Thursday, 05 December 2019 11:22 AM

    Hooray! Let's all become sand miners!

    charles Dona Thursday, 05 December 2019 11:43 AM

    this is crazy the whole environment will be raped by the organized gang making quick money.

    Jack H Thursday, 05 December 2019 09:18 PM

    I agree with charles Dona

    RP Friday, 06 December 2019 10:51 PM

    Disastrous and very idiotic move. The minister’s title and his credentials seems far apart for the job. The world is tightening their grip on environment protection and in our Island? Sad indeed.

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