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LankaClear Pvt Ltd, the operator of Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network – LankaPay demonstrated their commitment to business excellence by winning the coveted Silver Award under ICT Services Sector at the National Business Excellence Awards, held recently. Organized by the National Chamber of Commerce for the 13th consecutive year, this was the 3rd time that LankaClear was recognized at the awards for demonstrating excellence in business, whilst contributing to the country’s economic progress.

Expressing his views on this achievement Chairman of LankaClear Pvt Ltd Mr. Anil Amarasuriya said “We are indeed humbled by this recognition bestowed to LankaClear. This is a testament to the company’s commitment towards achieving excellence in some of the vital business aspects such as corporate governance, capacity building, performance management, global and local market reach, corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability, and business and financial results. We are indeed pleased to be ranked amongst the country’s best managed organizations, which in turn reflect positively on the confidence reposed by all our stakeholders. I would like to thank the Board and LankaClear team for being the pillars of this repeated success and I consider this to be a great inspiration and an encouragement to raise the bar to outperform ourselves year on year.”

“We are delighted by this latest accolade, which is among many such recognitions that the company has received during our brief, yet illustrious journey. This is a clear endorsement towards the company’s performance and its commitment to excellence in terms of multiple business areas. LankaClear as the operator of Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network, discharges a vital national service by facilitating all interbank transactions to promote electronic payments and drive financial inclusivity. I would like to convey our gratitude to the National Chamber of Commerce for organizing such an important competition and providing a platform for all organizations to benchmark themselves against the best in class. This is certainly bound to improve business performance, ensure competitiveness amongst all participants and thrust all organizations to strive for excellence in every aspect” said Mr. Channa de Silva, General Manager / CEO of LankaClear Pvt Ltd.

Since its incorporation in 2002, LankaClear has been playing a pivotal role in ensuring smooth functioning of interbank payments and settlement operations under the guidance and supervision of the Central Bank. The company is jointly owned by the Central Bank and other licensed commercial banks operating in the country and is considered one of the best public private partnership models in the region, emulated by many. 

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