The launch of the 31st “Colombo Airport Super Draw” lottery and unveiling of the grand prize of the automobile was held today (14) under the patronage of Sri Lanka Navy Lieutenant Mr. Yoshitha Rajapaksa, Vice Chairman of ‘Tharunyata Hetak’ Organization, President of Sri Lanka Elle Federation and Captain of the Sri Lanka National Rugby Team.
Mr. Chaminda Athaluwage, Chairman of the National Lotteries Board, Mr. Janaka Sri Warnasinghe, National Organizer for ‘Tharunyata Hetak’ and Working Director of the National Lotteries Board with members of the Director Board, Mr. Arthur Senanayake, Chairman of IWS Holdings, Mr. Prasanna J. Wickramasuriya, Chairman, Sri Lanka Airport and Aviation Services and other local and foreign corporate executives graced this prestigious occasion. Mr. Ashok Vitharana, Acting General Manager of the National Lotteries Board and other high ranking officials also participated in this event.
The National Lotteries Board introduced the “Colombo Airport Super Draw” lottery in 1992 to generate funds for the development of airport. It has held 30 draws up to now creating many local and foreign lucky winners and generated millions of rupees for the development of the airport sector in Sri Lanka.
“Colombo Airport Super Draw” became a unique and attractive lottery since its inception as it offered a duty free brand new luxury automobile as the grand prize.
Previously, a luxury BMW or Benz car was offered under this lottery. However, for the first time in history, the National Lotteries Board will offer a super luxury brand new PORSCHE® Cayenne S Hybrid Jeep worth over Rs. 28 million, as the grand prize of the next (31st) “Colombo Airport Super Draw.”
The “Colombo Airport Super Draw” ticket is at present, sold at US$ 50 or its equivalent in any convertible currency.
Tickets can be purchased at the Bandaranaike International Airport and the Head Office of the National Lotteries Board, Colombo 3. Tickets can also be purchased online via www.nlb.lk using any debt or credit card.
For more information please call the National Lotteries Board hotline +94 11460 7000. Photos
Mega 50 - The Largest Lottery prizes ever paid out in Sri Lanka on 22-11-2013.
The grand prize giving of the mega 50 lottery took place at Colombo on 2013.11.22 in the most glorious fashion. This was the highest jackpot ever offered by any lottery in Sri Lankan history.
Hon. Namal Rajapaksa Member of Parliament for Hambanthota district was the chief guest to the occasion. Parliament Minister Tharanath Basnayake, Parliament Minister Uditha Lokubandara and Mr. Janaka Ranawaka the mayor of Kotte were also present at the occasion.
Mr. Chaminda Athaluwage (Chairman), Mr. Janaka Sri Warnasinghe (Working Director) , Mr. Sampath Dissanayake (Director), Mr.Saman Galappaththi (Director) participated from the National Lotteries Board while Mr. Mohan Samaranayake (Sri Lanka Rupavahi Corporation (SLRC) Chairman), Mr. Chandrapala Liyanage (Director General) represented the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation.
The Super prize of 50,000,000 won by Mr. H.H.R Bandara of Anuradhapura and received his cheque from Hon. Namal Rajapaksa Member of Parliament for Hambanthota district and 50 no’s of micro panda motor vehicles were delivered among the winners by the rest of the invitees.
The occasion took place at Sri Lanka Rupavahini corporation premises and 50 motor vehicles were driven by their winners as a procession creating a delightful spectacle to everyone.