“Warning to the wholesale lottery entrepreneurs to refrain from engaging in selling, buying, and distributing the Aungbalay lottery tickets as it is annulled officially”
1. The Law Amending the Gambling Law (First Amendment) was enacted by the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw as Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. (5) on August, 6, 2021.
2. In the Section 2 (j) of the Law, it is explicitly stipulated that:
“Lottery means the “Aung-lan Hlwint Chi, Nway Oo Hti lottery” administered by the Internal Revenue Department of the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Investment of the National Unity Government”
3. Therefore, the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Investment hereby warns the wholesale lottery entrepreneurs to refrain from engaging in selling, buying and distributing the Aungbalay lottery tickets which is an illegal gambling activity run by the terrorist military council.
4. The Ministry also announces that all legal measures shall be taken against those who violate such warning or prohibition in accord with the existing law by coordinating with the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration of the National Unity Government.
Tin Tun Naing
Ministry of Planning, Finance and Investment
The National Unity Government