Hon. Imran Maharoof,— To ask the Minister of Higher Education and Highways,—
(a) Is he aware that—
(i) the Trincomalee – Batticaloa, A-15 road was renovated during the tenure of the previous government;
(ii) the culvert which should have been constructed in Murinjaru area which is situated adjacent to Upparu area was not constructed when this road was renovated; and
(iii) due to that reason Kinniya area goes under water as water does not drain off?
(b) Will he inform this House—
(i) whether steps will be taken to construct a culvert in this place; and
(ii) if so, the period of time that will be take to construct this culvert?
(c) If not, why?