Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, relocated its Kollupitiya Branch to a spacious new location on the 22nd of November 2021. The Branch which was previously located on Walukarama Road is now conveniently located at No. 490, Galle Road, Colombo 03 offering an array of enhanced services for discerning corporate and retail customers.
The service offerings at the new location have been expanded to reflect its mission of enabling growth and enriching lives for customers who have come to count on the Kollupitiya Branch for banking solutions, over many years. Equipped with an exclusive Premier Banking Counter to offer personalized services via dedicated relationship managers, the new and improved branch is well-resourced to serve all Seylan customers with enhanced convenience.
“For the longest period, the Seylan Bank Kollupitiya branch has held a pivotal place in the hearts of our customers. It is with great pleasure, that we welcome our customers to the relocated Kollupitiya Branch, which has new features and enhanced amenities. The new location offers plenty of parking and is a definitive business centre. We believe corporates, would find the branch especially useful and efficient, catering to their hectic schedules. The branch is designed to provide the greatest and most innovative services to our new and existing customers.”, commented Dimuth Sigera, Assistant General Manager, Branches at Seylan Bank.
Seylan Bank reported a profit after tax (PAT) of Rs. 3.2 billion for the nine months ending September 30, 2021, a 45 percent increase over the same time the previous year. During the year under review, the bank’s net interest income increased by 14.76 percent to LKR 17,068 Mn, indicating a significant expansion as the sector recovers from the pandemic’s long-term impact.
The new branch, with ample parking, makes it easier for customers to access the premises and ATM services. The Branch will be open for business during normal business hours. Seylan RED, the latest addition to its range of exclusive services for premier customers, brings in a host of personalized value-added services and benefits, Seylan Customers can reach out to the new Kollupitiya branch on 011-2564080 for information on all products and services or contact the branch via email on email@example.com.
Seylan Bank follows all guidelines set by the health authorities when managing day to day operations owing to the ongoing pandemic situation and encourages all customers to follow all relevant guidelines to ensure safety during these times of caution. The Bank invites all customers to utilize Seylan’s multiple digital platforms for day to day transactions or visit www.seylan.lk for further information. Customers can also call the Seylan 24/7 hotline for further assistance on 011 200 88 88.
Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, operates with a vision to offer the ultimate banking experience to its valued customers through cutting-edge technology, innovative products, and best-in-class services. The Bank has a growing clientele of SMEs, Retail and Corporate Customers, and has expanded its footprint with 172 branches, 70 Cash Deposit Machines, 86 Cheque Deposit Machines and an ATM network of 216 units across the country. Seylan Bank has been endorsed as a financially stable organization with performance excellence across the board by Fitch Ratings, with the bank’s national long-term rating revised to ‘A’(lka). The bank was ranked second among public listed companies for transparency in corporate reporting by Transparency Global. These achievements are a testament to Seylan Bank’s financial stability and unwavering dedication to ensuring excellence across all aspects.
Wing Commander (Retd.) D. Pradeep S. Kannangara elected president, Industrial Security Foundation
The Industrial Security Foundation (ISF) which acts as the sole organization in Sri Lanka to represent the Private Security industry having incorporated by an Act passed in the Parliament, Act No. 51 of 1999, elected Wing Commander (Retd.) Pradeep Kannangara as its President for the years 2022/2023 at its 30th annual General Meeting which was held at the PIM Auditorium in Borella. Wing Commander Pradeep Kannangara was appointed President while 14 other members were appointed to the Executive Committee, strengthening the ISF in order to drive and uplift the standards of the private security industry in Sri Lanka.
He has served on the ExCo consecutively since 2012 under four different presidents where he held the positions of Senior Vice President during the last three consecutive years. He has also been a committed member of the ISF and was awarded prestigious coveted FISF title due to his many valuable contributions to the organization and the Private Security Industry in Sri Lanka in 2012.
Wing Commander Kannangara’s journey into private security began after a successful career in the Sri Lanka Air Force for over 24 years where he served in many capacities finally being the Officer Commanding of the Special Air Borne Force. A recipient of the Ranasura Padakkama (RSP) Gallantry award for his bravery, sacrifices and service to the nation by the President of the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in 1990. He holds a Master’s in business management from the Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia too and serves as a Board Director in AB Securitas (Private) Limited in Sri Lanka and AB Securitas Bangladesh Limited.
Kitchen & Bedroom reaffirms its partnership with Häfele Sri Lanka
Kitchen & Bedroom, a name synonymous in the interior designing and furniture sector in the country recently celebrated its long-standing partnership with Häfele Sri Lanka during the latter’s 12th year anniversary celebratory event, reaffirming its ambitious plans to further strengthen and explore the numerous opportunities available here.
Häfele Sri Lanka, part of Häfele India which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hafele Global network, is a technology partner for various projects and initiatives of Kitchen & Bedroom. Both the companies operate in the interior design space, sharing their cumulative knowledge and expertise to provide extensive and personalized solutions catering to domestic requirements.
‘We take great pride in our association with Häfele Sri Lanka having exchanged and collaborated on many projects both commercial and household. We share similar values such as providing high quality, sustainable, functional and customized solutions to our customers, and most importantly to guide them through every aspect and step of the project and how best we could bring out their desired design,’ said Dr. Sacquaff, Kitchen & Bedroom Group CEO.
DSI strengthens its islandwide presence with three new showrooms
Amid the prevailing economic hardships faced by Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka’s premier footwear brand DSI recently expanded its islandwide presence in the country with the opening of three new showrooms in Kahawatta, Akuressa, and Chavakachcheri, with the aim of offering greater access to its diversified product range to a wider customer base.
Gracing the special occasion, the showrooms were declared open by D. Samson & Sons (Pvt.) Ltd. Managing Director Thusitha Rajapaksa, in the presence of Director Asanka Rajapaksa, General Manager Pradeep Samarathunga, National Sales Manager – Retail Sales Naleen Weerawardana, invitees, and well-wishers.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Thusitha Rajapaksa stated: “We are excited about expanding DSI wings to three new locations. Despite the ongoing economic conditions of the country, we took a call to take a proactive measure to expand our islandwide presence. While it has been a challenge, the commitment and hard work of our team has made it possible to serve our loyal customers better, and we are confident that we will be able to continue these efforts in the future as well.”
DSI is renowned for its well-trained staff who offer exceptional customer service. The three new DSI showrooms prioritize providing a unique service and customer support to make purchasing further convenient for the customer.
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