Commercial/Project Lending



Small and Medium Scale Enterprise (SME) customers represent individuals, sole proprietorships, partnerships and limited liability companies  that are engaged in varying business sectors of the Sri Lankan economy. At present, any entity with a total Bank’s Exposure of less than Rs.200 million is considered a SME and is managed by a separate team under SME Banking, which is  one of the biggest lending verticals of HNB.

Commercial Project Lending


Export the goods and services you produce to destinations around the world with Export Loans from HNB.

Committed to understanding your needs and helping you achieve your business goals, HNB Export Loans are granted solely on the strength of your present business to help you expand your operations on a global scale.

For details visit your nearest HNB branch or call SME Unit - 0112661771/0112664783/0112661709.

A loan scheme launched in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Export Development Board.


Facility packages are designed according to the requirement of each individual project/business. Packages include options for long term loans, bank overdrafts, facilities for import and export trade, short term loans etc.

Our vision is to provide a solution for every need, not only for businesses but also for their employees, debtors, creditors and other stakeholders  by offering a variety of products available and thereby finding  complete solutions  for SMEs.  



  • Business improvements and new banking relationships for start-up businesses.
    • Concessionary interest rates.
    • Flexible repayment terms including the provision of grace periods up to 2 years.
    • Discounts on legal documentation fees.
  • Faster delivery channels through Regional SME Cells based in 10 regions across the country.
  • Availability of 10% of the approved facility as a stand by facility, for existing customers of the Bank to help meet urgent/temporary requirements of the business.
  • A clear path for gradual growth of any business from Micro level to Corporate Banking activities.



Any business entity in manufacturing, trading, agri and services will be  eligible for both capital and working capital funding under the HNB SME Scheme.



Our dedicated staff will be happy to clarify or advise you on any SME funding related issues or new facilitating negotiations on 24 / 7 basis.

The following staff members could be contacted at our Head Office, Level 17 (HNB Towers).

We have over 250 Customer Centres spread across the length and breadth of Sri Lanka together with 10 SME Cells to give financial solutions as well as technical support to the SME sector.


Region Name Phone Branch

Mr. Upul Rajapaksha


070 546 8680

070 546 8678

South Western

Mr.Rohitha Wickramasinghe

Mr.Asanka Palihakkara

070 546 8673

070 546 8664


Mr.Rohan Dahanayake

Mr.Amila Witharanage 

070 546 8660

070 546 8659


Mr.Rajeswaran Nirushan 

Mr.Niroshan Benedict

070 546 8642

070 546 8640

Jaffna Metro
North Western

Mr.Chaminda Pradeep

Mr.Shiran Peiris

070 546 8648

070 546 8646

Negombo Metro
North Central

Mr.Tyron Perera

Mr.Umesh Senarathne 

070 546 8430

070 546 8635

Greater Colombo

Mr.Samantha Fernado

Mr.Dampal Rodrigo

070 546 8615

070 546 8622


Mr.K Sharaaniyah

Mr.Vadivel Kirishanth

070 546 8609

070 546 8610


Mr.Sasendren Theaver 

Mr.Nimesha Dhanasekara

070 546 8587

070 546 8578


Mr.Gabriel Francis

Ms Dilini Jayakody 

070 546 8596

070 546 8590

Head Office

Commercial/Project Lending

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