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Liberia: National Lottery Joins World Lottery Association

World Lottery Association-Official LogoMonrovia, October 9, 2013:The Liberia National Lotteries Corporation has been accepted for the first time in the history of the Liberia Lotteries, as a full member by the World Lottery Association (WLA) a universal governing lottery body with Headquarters situated in Basel, Switzerland.

In an official communiqué dated October 1, 3013 sent from the Secretary General of the World Lottery Association (WLA)Lynne Roiter stated that Liberia’s membership was endorsed and approved by the World Lottery Association (WLA) Executive Committee after scrupulous and thorough studies of the Liberia National Lotteries Corporation membership, during its Ordinary Session held last week in Montreal, Canada.

According to Press Release of the Liberia National Lotteries, Liberia’s membership to the World governing Lottery body will be a great asset and the renaissance for the Lotteries’ Industry of Liberia.

Roiter said that the Liberian government, through the Liberia National Lotteries Corporation has met all the necessary requirements and standards to form part of the World Lottery Association (WLA), and will now began to pay her annual membership dues, as it is required by every member state.

Liberia National Lotteries Boss, Hon. Martin S. Kollie has welcomed the prompt decision and latest development of the WLA Executive Committee to have accepted Liberia’s membership in becoming a voice within the World Lottery Industry.

He said Liberia has been blessed to form part of such universal body and will use every opportunity to present Liberia’s case at the World Lottery Association meeting, scheduled to be held next year 2014 in Rome, Italy.

Liberia has now become the 8th West Africa country and among the Twelve (12) Africa Nations; also the 79th member states to be accepted and endorsed by the World Lottery Body.

The World Lottery Association (WLA) is a member-based organization established to advance the interests of State-authorized lotteries, representing one of following geographic regions: Africa, Asia/Pacific, Europe, North America and South America.