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BOC Walasmulla moves to own building

Chairman of the Bank Kanchana Ratwatte, General Manager D.P.K. Gunasekera and other officials at the opening ceremony.
Chairman of the Bank Kanchana Ratwatte, General Manager D.P.K. Gunasekera and other officials at the opening ceremony.

The Bank of Ceylon Walasmulla moved to its own building recently at its new address at Beliatta Road, Walasmulla.

The new spacious building is designed to add more convenience to customers of the area. The opening ceremony was graced by the Chairman of the Bank Kanchana Ratwatte as the Chief Guest and General Manager D.P.K.Gunasekera as the Guest of Honor.

Chief Financial Officer Russell Fonseka, Senior Deputy General Manager Human Resource K.E.D. Sumanasiri, Deputy General Manager Sales and Channel Management Priyal Silva, Deputy General Manager Retail Banking Range 2 G.A. Jayashantha, Chief Marketing Officer Sameera Liyanage and Assistant General Manager Southern Province K.A.A. Karunaratne also attended the event as representatives of the Corporate and Executive Management. Zonal Education Director-Walasmulla C.U Weerasekera and MOH of Wallasmulla Base Hospital Dr A.P.R.S. Chandrasena also participated to the occasion as well-wishers. Operations Managers and all other province staff were also present on the occasion.

BOC Walasmulla branch Manager together with staff members officiated the event and customers and well-wishers of the branch too attended.

The Walasmulla branch is upgraded with novel digital banking technology to customers in the area. It will offer a wide array of banking services to its customers such as current and local or foreign currency savings/ Fixed Deposit accounts, children’s and Senior Citizen’s savings accounts and saving plans, housing and personal loans, special loans schemes such as Divi Udana loan schemes that comprises of 22 loan schemes for SME and Micro entrepreneurs beginning with the lowest rate of 4% (granted for agriculture, tourism, exports, tea, apparel, IT, logistics and spices cultivation), education loans, Leasing and pawning facilities. Customers can also avail themselves of Debit or Credit cards, Micro and SME financing facilities and international money transfer/remittances services.

The branch is connected to the rest of the 646 branches through a centralized network. The 24-hour self-serving ATM/CDM at the branch gives customers the freedom to transact at their convenience any time of the day. The Bank invites all residents of the area to experience superior banking services at this branch.

Bringing in the digital aspect of banking to every nook and corner in the country Bank of Ceylon has strategically spread its technology to all its branches.

Especially during COVID 19 spread, where special precautions are necessary, BOC wishes to remind all its valued customers to get on board with the cashless digital transaction modes. Therefore Bank of Ceylon is keen on digitally empowering customers through digital platforms.