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A central authority will be established for solid waste management.

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the officials to prepare a suitable plan to manage the solid waste problem in the country. At a progress review meeting held at the Minister of Disaster Management today, the president pointed out the need to grant the powers to one sole central authority in this regard
President also instructed his secretary to convene a meeting weekly with Prime Minster Ranil Wickremasinghe and leading ministers and officials until the problem is solved once for all. Accordingly it has been decided to convene this discussion prior to the cabinet meeting.