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Part of Deyata Kirula proceeds for benefit of flood victims

Feb 8, 2011 11:08:36 AM - itnnews.lk

Part of the funds collected through the sale of Development Lottery tickets at the Deyata Kirula Exhibition will be channeled for the benefit of flood victims.

Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said that the President had given them a special order to direct five percent of the revenue collected from the Development Lottery tickets for the improvement of infrastructure of the flood devastated areas and also for the benefit of the flood victims. Further giving his views on the programme that is being launched at the behest of the President, the Minister requested the visitors to buy one or more lotteries at the entrance which is used to enter the exhibition grounds and be a stakeholder in this gigantic task of building the flood devastated infrastructure and for the benefit of the families impacted by the calamity