Presidential Airplane Raffle Finally ResolvedBy Alessa Flores | Thu, 09/17/2020 - 18:08
During his daily morning conference, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said that the draw for the presidential plane "was a success" and more than 78 percent of the tickets were sold. The president announced that the TP01 already has a formal buyer and thus a new assessment will be made. It is worth noting that the presidential plane raffle took place at the National Lottery facilities, where, according to a note from Milenio, one hundred prizes of MX$20 million (US$960,000) were announced. According to López Obrador, the “success” of the raffle is due to the fact that the aircraft will give more than MX$4 billion (US$191.6 million) to the government for public hospital equipment. Ambulances, X-rays and tomography equipment will be added to the health system.
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