1/7/2009

Turkey to extend lottery sale tender deadline

Reuters- Turkey will extend the bidding deadline in a sale tender for its national lottery by around one month from February 27, Privatization Administration Chairman Metin Kilci told Reuters. "There is no shortage of interest from investors in the national lottery. We expect that the privatization process will be completed successfully" he said in an interview. Kilci pointed out that the final date for bids was being extended at the request of investors.