Finance Ministry told to keep lottery ticket price at Rs. 20

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued instructions to the Finance Ministry to maintain the price of lottery tickets at Rs. 20.

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.

Lottery ticket sales agents went on strike against the move. (Colombo Gazette)

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