Nations Trust Bank Partners Launch of ‘Lanka Remit’ by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Nations Trust Bank has joined as a launch partner for ‘Lanka Remit’, the national remittance app launched by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

The timely initiativeoffers Sri Lankan citizens overseas a secure digital remittance option providing Sri Lankans working abroad direct access to the existing remittance channels, while giving them the ability to choose more convenient and cost-effective remittance channels to send money to Sri Lanka.

Launched on February 8th, 2022, in partnership with multiple stakeholders, Lanka Remit fills the need for faster, safer and easier remittances at their fingertips, facilitated by Nations Trust Bank and other remittance partners.The appintegratesmultiple options including but not limited to checking rates, remitting money directly, using debit and credit cards from the countries they are based in to remit money to beneficiaries in Sri Lanka, as well as paying bills.

Priyantha Talwatte, Chief Executive Officer, Nations Trust Bank receiving the token of appreciation from State Minister of Digital Technology and Enterprise Development, Namal Rajapaksa. Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka;Dr. Kenneth De Zilwa, Chairman, Lanka Clear (Pvt) Ltd; and Dharmasri Kumaratunge, Assistant Governor Payments and Settlements Department, Central Bank of Sri Lanka were also present at the occasion.

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