Strengthening banking facilities to the business community in Sammanthurai, Ampara district, Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank HNB PLC ceremonially reopened its relocated customer centre at No 69, Hajira Road, Samanthura.
Open for business every weekday from 9 a.m to 3 p.m, the bank’s spacious new premises will feature a complete spectrum of banking products and services with a greater community focus and digital payment facilities. The customer centre was inaugurated by HNB DGM- Retail and SME Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne in the presence of Sammanthurai Divisional Secretary,S L M Hanifa ,HNB Deputy General Manager- Wholesale Banking Group, Damith Pallewatte ,HNB Head of Islamic Banking Hisham Ally.
“We have witnessed the remarkable development that has taken place in the last few years, which speaks volumes of the enterprising acumen of the people in Sammanthurai who have made the area one of the most sought after locations in Ampara district. We are truly privileged to have partnered with our customer base across retail, corporate and SME businesses in the area to work towards achieving their dreams,” HNB DGM- Retail and SME Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne said.
Strengthening its presence in the area, HNB also offers the thriving business community convenient and digitally enhanced banking services across various digital platforms such as HNB Payfast, HNB MOMO, HNB Solo, HNB AppiGo and a variety of digitally enabled payment gateways.
With 256 customer centres across the country, HNB is one of Sri Lanka’s largest, most technologically innovative banks, having won local and global recognition for its efforts to drive forward a new paradigm in digital banking. Consolidating its reputation for banking excellence, HNB bagged the Best Retail Bank and Best SME Bank awards in the Banking category at the International Finance Awards 2021. The bank was also ranked among the World Top 1,000 Banks list compiled by the prestigious UK-based Banker Magazine for five consecutive years. HNB was also declared Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Sri Lanka at the Global Finance Awards 2020. HNB has a national rating of AA- (lka) by Fitch Ratings (Lanka) Ltd.
HNB Deputy General Manager- Retail and SME Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne, accepting the first deposit from a customer in the presence of HNB Deputy General Manager- Wholesale Banking Group, Damith Pallewatte, HNB Head of Islamic Banking, Hisham Ally and HNB Regional Business Head- Eastern Region, N Kethiswaran