The Government on January 01 increased the price of a lottery ticket by Rs.10. The move however drew severe criticism from both the lottery ticket sellers and the general public.
Chairman of the All Island Lottery sales Agents Pathmasiri Munigoda said that the strike against the price increase was suspended after talks held with the President today.
Munigoda said that the President had assured them he will give them a solution on Monday. (Colombo Gazette)