mCash partners with UnionPay International to offer seamless access
(L to R): Representing Mobitel, Gayan Kalugamage, Assistant Manager – Mobile Financial Services, Rishani Gunaratne, Manager – Mobile Financial Services, Isuru Dissanayake, Senior General Manager – Product Marketing, Chandika Vitharana, CEO – Mobitel. Crispin Wijesekera, Country Manager Sri Lanka & Maldives, Benzy Fernando, Head of Products and Business Development Sri Lanka & Maldives and Arouf Samoon – Head of Marketing Sri Lanka & Maldives representing UnionPay International.
SLT-MOBITEL’s revolutionary mobile money platform, mCash, which is transforming the country’s electronic payments landscape has partnered with UnionPay International (UPI) to enhance digital enablement in Sri Lanka.
The joint endeavor will further enhance the usability of services of both mCash and UnionPay International by bringing cutting-edge technological advancements to mCash customers and mCash retail merchants island-wide.
In addition, this strategic partnership will fuel the reach of UnionPay International’s services across 25,000+ partner network of mCash by empowering them with numerous benefits that will enhance their digital capabilities to serve customers with superior access and increased convenience. As the leading mobile money platform, mCash strives to provide world-class digital services by forging strategic partnerships thus showcasing its commitment to creating a less cash economy and leading Sri Lanka towards digital inclusivity.
mCash works in partnership with leading corporates across various sectors to offer fast, secure and efficient Mobile financial services. Further, mCash facilitates a wide array of financial services such as Deposits, Withdrawals, Sending & Receiving Money, Utility & Institute bill payments, Shopping, Lanka QR payments, Online payments, Charitable donations, Digital Standing Orders and robust B2B business solutions.
Pelwatte Dairy-led Chef’s Guild supported Chef Event energises Sri Lanka tourism
Pelwatte Dairy, the leading local dairy brand in Sri Lanka that produces a range of dairy products and saves valuable foreign exchange, recently stepped into promoting a cornerstone in Sri Lanka’s culinary and hospitality sectors, the chefs of Sri Lanka.
The Chef Event held at Amagi Aria Hotel, Negombo, and organized by Pelwatte Dairy in partnership with the Chef’s Guild of Lanka, became a viable networking platform for the culinary experts while also giving a significant boost to their professional and skills development. The other partner of the event was the Amagi Aria Hotel.
SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise becomes SriLankan Airlines’ total communication solutions provider
SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise, the National ICT Solutions Provider, dedicated in their service to delivering best-in-class technology for the enterprise segment has signed a bilateral agreement with SriLankan Airlines with the support of Millennium IT ESP. The Managed Services Excellence event was held recently at the Jetwing Blue Hotel in Negombo.
Under this agreement, SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise will manage Service Solutions for SriLankan Airlines including Data Networking Services, Enterprise Business Internet Services, Wi-Fi Services including equipment and infrastructure, and Voice solutions.
“SLT-MOBITEL is proud to partner with SriLankan Airlines in delivering the best possible communication solutions. This partnership builds upon the strong history of collaboration between our two companies and demonstrates our shared commitment to serving Sri Lanka. By leveraging SLT-MOBITEL’s enterprise-grade services and solutions and Millennium IT ESP’s expertise, SriLankan Airlines will be able to operate more efficiently and better serve our country and its citizens,” said Janaka R. Abeysinghe, CEO of SLT.
Orient Finance earns Great Place to Work Certification for second year
Orient Finance PLC, a member of the Janashakthi Group, has received the prestigious Great Place to Work® Certification™ for the 2nd consecutive year reinforcing their position as a great workplace in Sri Lanka, and reflecting the company’s dedication to fostering a positive work culture for their employees who are considered the organization’s most valuable assets.
Great Place to Work® is an independent analyst that conducts anonymous employee surveys and culture audits to evaluate workplace practices and culture. Based on their analysis, they help organizations develop high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures that promote employee well-being and business success. To become certified, companies undergo a thorough vetting process that includes employee feedback, workplace policies, and practices. The Certification™ is based on a rigorous evaluation of company culture, which includes an assessment of trust, fairness, respect, and camaraderie in the workplace.
Orient Finance, as they celebrate this noteworthy achievement, also highlights the organization’s participation rate of 81% in the Great Place to Work® Trust Index© employee perception survey that indicates the commitment of their employees for engagement, and receptiveness to take action in order to build an exceptional workplace culture.
Orient Finance considers a supportive and optimistic work environment to be crucial to the success of the overall organization. Weighing on this, Director / Chief Executive Officer K.M.M. Jabir shared his thoughts: “Receiving the Great Place to Work® Certification™ for a second year has confirmed that our ongoing efforts to cultivate a thriving workplace culture have been successful. We are proud of this achievement, but we understand the importance of leveraging it to further improve employee experiences, engagement, and retention. We remain committed to fostering a positive and supportive work environment that encourages innovation and creativity, as we believe that this is crucial for any organization to succeed.”
Progressively, Orient Finance PLC has established itself as a customer-focused financial service provider that prioritizes innovation and offers exceptional products and customer service. With 31 branches across Sri Lanka, the company provides an array of tailored financial services which includes mobilization of Deposits, Savings Accounts, Leasing, Hire Purchase, Gold Loans, Alternative Finance Solutions, Corporate Financing and more.
The Company is a member of the Janshakthi Group, which operates in the finance, insurance, and investment sectors. The ‘Janashakthi’ brand embodies a strong culture of unity and collaboration, rooted in the Group’s values of ethics, honesty, transparency, performance, respect, and collaboration. The Group also promotes diversity and merit-based decisions as part of its growth culture initiatives, creating a vibrant and rewarding workplace for all employees.
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