Finance Ministry announces compensation package for victims

The Ministry of Finance today announced a compensation package for those affected by the collapse of the Meethotamulla garbage dump.

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said that Rs 100,000 will be provided to families of those killed and up to Rs 2.5 million for damaged property.

Karunanayake said that funds have also been released to provide immediate relief to the affected families. (Colombo Gazette)