A discussion on the progress of the program implemented by the Central Environment Authority to provide solutions to the garbage problem affecting most areas in the country, was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena today (Aug. 11) at Mahaweli Center.
Attention was paid on maintaining the compost centers with high quality standards established in the areas of provincial administration institutes under the financial assistance of Pilisaru Project.
The projects of compost centers are being implemented in Matara, Lankapura, Mahaoya, Hambantota and Lunugamvehera areas and the present situation of the project as well as the problems faced by them when implementing the project were discussed in detail.
Here, the President emphasized the importance of conducting this compost units more efficiently and productively.
Secretary of the Ministry of Environment Mr. Nimal Rupasinghe, Chairman of Central Environment Authority Prof. Lal Mervin Dharmasiri, Director General K. H. Muthukuda Arachchi, and the Director of the Pilisaru Project Mr. R. Walpola were among those participated in this discussion.