PM Ranil Wickremesinghe Expected To Visit Flood-affected Areas

December 26, 2018

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will visit flood-affected areas in the Kilinochchi district later this week. 

Government sources said Wickremesinghe is expected to visit Killinochchi on December 28. 

President Maithripala Sirisena is currently in Thailand on a personal holiday and is expected to return to the country next week. 

Thousands of people have been affected by floods in the North and East provinces. 

According to the Disaster Management Center, 5,775 persons of 1,829 families have been moved to 40 disaster camps in the three districts of the Northern Province while 9,161 people from 2,788 families have been affected by the floods.

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