Positioning itself to tap greater into the potential of the business boom in Kegalle, HNB has strengthened its presence in the area with the opening of a brand new branch office building with full-on digital capability. HNB’s branch is now at a spanking new building, a spacious location on the main Kandy road in Kegalle. HNB’s Kegalle branch will offer the full range of banking services as well as digital cheque deposit facilities, real time transactions and digital account opening facilities and will be open for business during week days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The new branch was ceremonially declared open by HNB’s Assistant General Manager, SME , Jude Fernando, while Chief Minister of Sabaragamuwa Province, Hon. Maheepala Herath was Guest of Honour. Other dignitaries included Kegalle’s District Secretary, Abeywickrama Warnasooriya, Divisional Secretary, Nalika Piyasena and HNB’s AGM – Network Management, Nirosh Perera and North Central Regional Head, Vinodh Fernando.
Speaking at the event, Guest of Honour, Maheepala Herath said, “I’ve been a HNB customer since 1992 and I am delighted to see the Bank take technological strides while maintaining its legacy and character of stability and transparency in our District.”
HNB first opened its Kegalle branch in 1991 as the 40th branch in Sri Lanka, presently lead by Manager Indika Gunawardena.
“With the opening of our new branch in the area we aim to empower the base of SME’s in Kegalle to further strengthen the country’s economy and leverage fully on the digital era business leaders,” said Jude Fernando – AGM - SME - HNB.
The newly opened Kegalle branch with its digital capability and offering can accommodate more customers in its spacious interior. Designed by Archt. Suranjan Ranasinghe , the new branch reflects style and features that closely follows the Kandyan style.