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Bank of Ceylon relocates Wilgamuwa branch

The Bank of Ceylon (BOC) Wilgamuwa branch in the Central Province was relocated recently to add convenience and enhance digital banking technology for customers in the area.

The BOC Wilgamuwa branch was ceremoniously opened in Hettipola, Wilgamuwa. BOC Chairman Kanchana Ratwatte graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest and General Manager D.P.K. Gunasekara was the Guest of Honour of the event. BOC Senior Deputy General Manager (DGM) – Human Resource K.E.D. Sumanasiri, DGM – Sales and Channel Management Priyal Silva, Assistant General Manager – Central Province S.W.M.S. Wijesinghe, operations managers, and all other province staff were also present at the occasion. The BOC Wilgamuwa Branch Manager together with the staff members officiated the event and customers and well wishers of the branch too attended.

“The BOC Wilgamuwa branch 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 citizens’ savings accounts and saving plans; housing and personal loans; special loan schemes such as Divi Udana loan schemes comprising 22 loan schemes for SMEs (small and medium enterprises) and micro entrepreneurs, beginning with the lowest rate of 4% (granted for agriculture, tourism, exports, tea, apparel, IT, logistics, and spices cultivation); education loans;  and leasing and pawning facilities. Customers can also avail themselves of debit or credit cards, micro and SME financing facilities, and international money transfer/remittance services. The Wilgamuwa branch is connected to the rest of the 646 branches through a centralised network, thus allowing customers to make transactions in real time with any of the branches in the network spread across the country. The 24-hour self-serving ATM/CDM at the branch gives customers the freedom to make transactions at their convenience at any time of the day,” BOC said.