Stars For Lotteries

Dilshan Wirasekara, Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Treasuries PLC

Just before the national lottery is slated to move into private hands the lotteries board is unveiling a new code of behaviour.
Officials say the board is going to launch a media campaign warning people against dicing with their last penny.rn

rnThe National lotteries board will also stop its agents from selling lotteries to minors.rn

rnNLBs Vasana Sampatha lottery celebrated its 40th anniversary this week by singing up actresses Mandira Bedi and Kanchana Mendis as goodwill ambassadors.rn

rnA number of private companies, including gaming firms, which run Colombo casinos, have shown interest in getting a 7 year franchise of the national lotteries.rn

rnldblquote The management privatization is in order to overcome bureaucracy and also to enhance the profits,
dblquote comments the Chairman of the National Lotteries Board Imthiaz Ismail.rn