Hoarding menace in city again
Questions are raised over the sudden appearance of hoardings
in the city of Colombo.
According to informed sources some 50 hoardings have surfaced
under the instructions of the CMC Commissioner Dr. Jayantha
When questioned by The Nation top CMC officials who did not want
to be quoted said they were carrying out orders given to them by
Officials also said the CMC was inundated with requests from
several ministers and parliamentarians asking for space
allocation for hoardings.
“We are helpless. Almost every parliamentarian is requesting for
space in Colombo city. We agree that most of them are
unauthorised. But we can’t take action until the commissioner
who has gone abroad returns,” the officials said.
The commissioner was not available for comment.