( The Picture shows (L-R). Mr. Harsha Wanigatunge, DGM IT & Operations of LankaClear pvt Ltd; Mr. Sampath Fernando –Chief Manager ITC of Seylan Bank PLC; Mr. Chanaka Goonewardene ,Deputy General Manager, ITC of Seylan Bank PLC; Mr. Nimal Tillekeratne, Senior DGM – Operation of Seylan Bank PLC; Mr Channa de Silva GM/CEO of LankaClear Pvt Ltd; Mr. Hemantha Samaliarachchi, Senior Manager Payment Systems of LankaClear Pvt Ltd; and Mr. Harsha De Silva, Processing Center Manager of LankaClear Pvt Ltd.)
Seylan Bank Joins LankaPay- CEFTS for Instant cash transfers within the country
In a fresh initiative towards enhancing customer experience, Seylan Bank recently joined the Common Electronic Fund Transfer Switch (CEFTS) launched by LankaPay, the national payment network operated by LankaClear (Pvt) Ltd. The system is launched under the guidance of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to offer customers of its member banks the convenience and flexibility of making inward and outward fund transfers, within the country at a nominal fee in real time, 24 x 7 x 365 days of the year.
CEFTS is a cost effective, convenient and integrated electronic payment network; by joining which the Seylan Bank customers can now enjoy an unparalleled banking experience with greater convenience, whilst managing their finances effectively.
This facility will no doubt be a value addition SLIPS and Real Time Gross Settlements (RTGS) that are currently used for domestic money transfers. This is yet another major initiative taken by SeylanBank “The Bank with a Heart” in upholding its reputation as an innovative player in the industry.
Both retail and corporate customers of Seylan Bank will benefit immensely though this facility which is extremely convenient, yet faster, secure and cost effective.
The other banks and financial institutions who are currently on CEFTS are Bank of Ceylon, People’s Bank, Commercial Bank, Hatton National Bank, NDB Bank, Cargills Bank, HSBC, Union Bank, LOLC Finance PLC, Commercial Leasing & Finance PLC.
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