It has been reported that Rs. 20 million has been spent on the photographs of the chief ministers in the Western Provincial Council premises.
The pictures were fixed in the new building of the Provincial Council Complex, Battaramulla. Susil Munesinghe, Susil Premajayantha, Moris Rajapakse, Chandrika Bandaranayake, Reginold Cooray, Nandana Mendis, Prasanna Ranatunga and present Chief Minister Isuru Devapriya’s photos are among them. These pictures and title boards were finished with brass and stainless steel, and the staff of the Provincial Council wondered for a reason for such a huge budget.