The Agricultural Advisory Council and Hadabima Authority are having offices in the buildings, rented at Rs. 900,000 and Rs. 450,000 per month for the past three years.
That was after the ministry was shifted from Govijana Mandiya at Battaramulla to a building at Rajagiriya rented from the husband of actress Sabitha Perera for Rs. 23 million.
The location of institutions coming under the agriculture ministry in different locations have inconvenienced the public.