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HNB launches exclusive Priority Banking Centre in Maharagama

HNB, Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne, Assistant General Manager, Treasury & Markets, Arjuna Abeygunasekara. Regional Business Head, South Western Region, Mahinda Seneviratne and HNB Maharagama Customer Centre Manager Kumudu Liyanage at the ceremonial opening of the bank’s new Priority and Digital Banking Centre

Sri Lanka’s most customer friendly bank, HNB PLC, continued the expansion of its exclusive Priority Circle service with the launch of another new Priority Lounge in Maharagama in order to cater to rising demand from a growing segment of high net-worth clients in the region.

Offering a highly personalized and exclusive banking experience, the new priority centre will also provide members access to a host of unique benefits, including access to competitive rates on foreign currency issuance, free internet and mobile banking facilities and a comprehensive range of wealth and legal advisory services. Additionally, members can access insurance and travel concierge services as well as meeting room facilities at the centres. Moreover, the bank also provides Priority Circle members with their choice of specially designed overseas medical insurance plans, payable even on instalment basis through the pre-approved branded credit card which is an entitlement for all priority customers with no joining fee.

These benefits will be supported with a team of dedicated relationship officers who will be on hand to assist each member and extend HNB's fullest support in meeting their every banking needs.

Commenting on their latest addition to the Maharagama region, HNB Deputy General Manager – Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne said: “As a city with a large and growing population that is also home to numerous dynamic private institutions as well as a booming private sector apparel industry, Maharagama today has developed into a vibrant economic, medical, educational, transportation, and retail hub, and with this level of activity, comes greater prosperity.

“Our move to launch another Priority Centre in this region therefore signals HNB’s commitment to extend our fullest support to our most valued customers in Maharagama, and we warmly invite all of our members to call on our newest Priority Centre and experience our unmatched levels of service for themselves whenever they need us,”

He further noted that the addition of a Priority Centre in Maharagama was part of wider efforts from HNB to cater to the rapid economic and urban development taking place in Maharagama, particularly in relation to a large and growing base of corporate and retail customers in the region.

Operating across 250 customer centres across the country, HNB stands as Sri Lanka’s leading bank, having been recognized by several renowned international and local institutions for excellence in diverse fields.

HNB became the first bank to obtain an international credit rating in Sri Lanka, having been assigned a foreign currency issuer rating of B1 on par with the sovereign rating by Moody’s Investors Service, while it has a national long term rating of AA- (lka) by Fitch Ratings (Lanka) Ltd.