People can easily buy the Aungbarlay lottery through an online lottery application by using their mobile phones at any time anywhere, said Chairman of the State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing at the launching ceremony of the Aungbarlay online lottery system at Myanmar International Convention Centre-II in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
In his speech, the Senior General said that people criticize the weakness of the Aungbarlay lottery ticket system, especially requesting to solve the problem of higher prices of lottery tickets than the set price.
In addition to the sale of current Aungbarlay lottery tickets, the Aungbarlay online lottery system was arranged for people to buy them at a set price. People can easily buy the Aungbarlay lottery through an online lottery application by using their mobile phones at any time anywhere.
People will have easy access to buying lottery tickets and sending payments for lottery tickets through the Aungbarlay online lottery application. SMS will be sent to the mobile phones of winners in the lottery. Small prizes for winning the lottery will be sent to winners online or to the banking accounts of winners through electronic techniques.
The Senior General said that the digital lottery platform linking digital technology and mobile payment system was introduced to the people for launching the Aungbarlay online lottery application. It aims to increase the revenue of the State, develop the digital economic infrastructure and initiate a cashless society.
The Aungbarlay online lottery system was jointly implemented by relevant ministries and departments under the leadership of the Ministry of Finance and Revenue and Telecom International Myanmar Co Ltd.
The documentary video of the Aungbarlay lottery and its online system was introduced to the attendees.
Deputy Prime Minister Union Minister U Win Shein, Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations Dr Kan Zaw, Chairman of Myanmar Economic Corporation Lt-Gen Nyo Saw and (Mytel)CEO Nguyen Tien Dung of Viettel Group simultaneously put gold coins into the savings bank in commemoration of the launching the Aungbarlay online lottery system. The Senior General also put an Aungmingala gold coin into the bank in launching the new lottery system.
Deputy Prime Minister Union Minister U Win Shein presented the logo of the online lottery system to the Senior General.
External Relations Chief Officer Dr Nilar Aye of Mytel clarified the procedures and advantages of applying Mobile Application Download and drawing the lottery awards of the Aungbarlay online lottery system.
A five-year documentary video clip of Telecom International Myanmar Co Ltd (Mytel) which is the partner of the online lottery system was presented.
On behalf of the Ministry of Defence of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, Vice-President Maj-Gen Nguyen Thanh Nam of Viettel Group spoke words of thanks and presented a certificate of honour to officials of Mytel.
The Senior General viewed applying the mobile application for the Aungbarlay online lottery system. — MNA/TTA