About Asia Pacific Lottery Association
APLA is the Asia Pacific Lottery Association. It is one of five regional associations of the World Lottery Association (WLA). APLA represents 25 lotteries from 10 countries in the Asia Pacific region with combined annual revenues in excess of US$21 Billion.
APLA is a forum to cultivate and strengthen communications for the benefit of sharing information and experience within the worldwide lottery industry. APLA was formed in 1999 and is subject to the Association By-laws. The By-laws provide the corporate governance framework under which the Association is administered.
APLA's Aims and Objectives
The aims and objectives of the Association are to advance the goals and collective interests of its Members and to enhance the capability, common knowledge and status of individual Members by:
- promoting and encouraging cooperation and professional exchange of experience, information and resources among Members;
- convening meetings, conferences, working groups and such other forums to facilitate communication among Members in furtherance of the aims of the Association;
- serving as a platform to discuss lottery related issues;
- representing several or all Members in conveying common positions or opinions to authorities, private and public, including representation in any court as a party or third party wherever such Members have authorised the Association to speak or act on their behalf;
- the establishment of services in education, statistics, information or administrative matters;
- representing the interests of Members at, and participating in the activities of, any association that promotes the alignment of the same aims and objectives at the world and regional level; and
- striving for and respecting territorial integrity, public order and morality.