Turkey’s lottery tender to be launched

Today’s Zaman - The tender for the privatization of Milli Piyango is set to be launched in a couple of days, Metin Kilci announced. Speaking at a conference, he said his administration was working hard to get the process started. "We aim to launch it in a couple of days," Kilci told the Funds World Turkey 2008 Conference. The national lottery has an annual turnover of $683 million and makes $189 million in net profit. Several Turkish and international companies have been keeping a close eye on the privatization tender.