Deputy Finance Ministry Tran Van Hieu (Source: VNA)
Can Tho (VNA) – The Finance Ministry held a conference in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 19 to launch a computerised lottery for 11 cities and provinces nationwide.

Participating localities include Hanoi, Da Nang, Hai Phong, Can Tho, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, An Giang, Dak Lak, Khanh Hoa and Quang Ninh.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Finance Ministry Tran Van Hieu said the Prime Minister has allowed the establishment of the Vietnam lottery limited company, which will sell lottery tickets and prized games across the country.

The company struck a business deal with Malaysia’s Berjaya Corporation which provided the advanced technical system for its operation.

After a month-long successful pilot run which ended on July 18 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietlott is now embarking on doing business in the above 11 localities.-VNA