October 13, 2021

Dr. Kenneth De Zilwa re-appointed the Chairman of Financial System Stability Consultative Committee

Top business cycle economist and senior banker, Dr. Kenneth de Zilwa has been re-appointed as the Chairman of the Financial System Stability Consultative Committee (FSSCC) of the Central Bankwith effect from 6th October 2021 by the newly appointed Governor, Mr. Ajith Nivard Cabraal.FSSCC comprising of leading private sector personalitieshas been constituted to advice the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on the formulation of policies relating to financial sectorsystem stability, risk mitigationmeasures and macroeconomic development.

October 08, 2021

Legal Validity of Digital Signatures Highlighted

Digital Signatures have been in use in Sri Lanka since 2009, however,due to the outbreak of the pandemic and travel restrictions, signing documents physically has found to be challenging.Hence, therequirement for digital signatures among many segments of the community has soared in the recent past.

July 19, 2021

Sri Lanka Customs launches LankaSign Digital Signatures for online document submission

Sri Lanka Customs in yet another landmark initiative towards making the import and export process seamless has partnered with LankaClear to introduce LankaSign digital signatures for online document submission. This was ceremonially launched under the patronage of State Minister of Finance, Capital Markets and State Enterprise Reforms, Hon. Ajith Nivard Cabraal, at an event held at Sri Lanka Customs auditorium recently adhering to strict Covid-19 guidelines.

July 14, 2021

CEO TV - An interview with Mr.Channa De Silva, General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of LankaClear

An exclusive interview with the General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of LankaClear, Mr.Channa De Silva speaking about the Dream of a cashless society; is it a reality or a myth?

June 02, 2021

Eminent Economist Dr. Kenneth De Zilwa assumes duties as the Chairman of LankaClear

Top economist and senior banker, Dr. Kenneth De Zilwa assumed duties as the 5th Chairman of LankaClear after being appointed by the Central Bank Governor Prof. W.D. Lakshman for a term of three years effective from 1st June 2021. He succeeded another veteran banker, Mr. Anil Amarasuriya who completed an illustrious six-years as the Chairman.

May 09, 2021

The future of Fintech in Sri Lanka and beyond

Currency has been in existence for over 40,000 years and is still a dynamo in today’s day and age. Its form has seen to change from natural objects like pebbles and bones to coins, paper, and now digital versions. Albeit material has transformed over the years, the purpose of a currency remains unchanged. It serves as a means of payment, an exchange medium, and a store of wealth. In the 21st century, a currency is in its most elite form – digital. This has led to innovation in the field of digital transactions, leading to the development of what is now known as “Fintech”. Fintech is a combination of the phrase “Financial Technology”, has transformed the way we handle money through a new era of digital services for a more consumer-oriented experience.

May 06, 2021

LankaSign: unlocking the next level of Sri Lanka’s digital transformation

Channa de Silva, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer at LankaClear, and Jayantha Fernando, General Counsel at Sri Lanka’s ICT Agency (ICTA), and both Directors at Sri Lanka CERT, discuss the conception of LankaSign and its potentially transformative influence on Sri Lanka’s digital journey.

May 03, 2021

LankaPay partners FITIS as Gold Sponsor of Sri Lanka Internet Day 2021

Sri Lanka’s first Internet Day, hosted by Federation of Information Technology Sri Lanka (FITIS) was held on the 6th and 7th of April, 2021. FITIS is proud to announce that LankaPay signed up as a Gold Sponsor of Sri Lanka Internet Day 2021.

April 29, 2021

CEB takes a bold step in adopting Digital Signatures

As a pioneering Government agency that have taken many positive steps towards digitalization, Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) embarked on using Digital Signature facility on pilot basis for a one of their Divisions to improve efficiency and productivity.

April 27, 2021

Historic Agreement Signed to implement Sri Lanka Transit Card

In a groundbreaking move towards revolutionizing the transport sector, the Ministry of Transport and the Central Bank played lead roles to get the key stakeholders to sign a four-party agreement to introduce Sri Lanka Transit Card (SLTC) recently.

April 7, 2021

දත්තවල ආරක්ෂාවට ලංකාවේ තවමත් නීති නෑ!Pathikada 07.04.2021

Internet Day ' 21
Asoka Dias Interviews, Channa De Silva, Vice President, Digital Services Chapter, Federation of IT Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS)

March 4, 2021

Panel Discussion on National Financial Inclusion Strategy of Sri Lanka

Live Panel discussion on Financial Inclusion in line with the launching of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy of Sri Lanka

January 12, 2021

LankaPay: The future of technology and digital payments

Channa de Silva, General Manager/CEO of LankaClear, shares his thoughts on reviving the economy, and the importance of finance and payment networks to move forward in a digital-first era.

January 04, 2021

Towards a Cashless Digital Economy - Channa De Silva | Bisnomics | TV 1| 03.01.2021

Bisnomics | Towards a Cashless Digital Economy | Channa De Silva - CEO of Lanka Clear

October 29, 2020

How to use Lanka QR Payment System for your business transaction

In supporting of young Sri Lankan entrepreneurs, Power Up Sri Lanka Business Platform conducted this live cast session with CEO of Lanka Clear, Mr. Channa De Silva about How to use Lanka QR Payment System for your business transaction.

November 02, 2020

Cinnamon Chat with Nethil

Mr. Channa de Silva, GM/CEO of LankaClear sharing his thoughts and experience on Cinnamon Chat with Nethila. We are very proud of young Nethila Nimsath for his commendable initiative, which we believe will inspire or younger generation to reach greater heights

Septeber 09, 2020

LIVE: BIG FOCUS Today : ඩිජිටල් ක්‍රමයට ගෙවීම් කිරීමට අප සූදානම්ද?

August 26, 2020

Importance of Digital Payment Platforms

Anushan Selvarajah speaks with the CEO of Lanka Clear Channa de Silva on the importance of digital payment platforms…. plus our special segment showcasing the “Spirit of Sri Lanka” followed by an an overview of the export sectors performance with Ashwini Vethakan-dias

June 06, 2020

Webinar #4 - The Way Forward for SMEs” Topic: "Overcoming Market Challenges"

may 07, 2020

Interview with Channa De Silva, CEO of LankaClear

MoneyNext Interview with Channa De Silva, CEO of LankaClear on the Future of Digital Finance Beyond Covid-19

April 01, 2020

Banks gear up to push digital transactions to allow easy purchasing

Efforts to move Sri Lanka towards a cashless society had been hindered by slow absorption of technology by the public, banks and vendors in the past

February 17, 2020

Siyapatha Finance introduces Siyapatha Debit Card

Launching the Siyapatha Debit Card in the presence of Sampath Bank MD Nanda Fernando, Siyapatha Finance Chairman Sumith Cumaranatunga and Siyapatha Finance MD Ananda Seneviratne

January 09, 2020

Justpay: Driving Digital Transformation in Payments

LANKACLEAR’S digital payments platform JustPay had a phenomenal year. JustPay saw mobile phone-based transaction volumes soar 744% in 2019, its first full year in operation.

October 16, 2019

A Real-time and Online Payment Facility for BOI Customers

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has taken another significant step forward to provide further convenience to the customers. This initiative is facilitated via LankaPay Online Payment Platform, a real-time and online payment platform of LankaClear.

July 03, 2019

THE WAY FORWARD [EP05] | 03.07.2019

Channa De Silva -General Manager / CEO, LankaClear

December 21, 2020

Embarking on a digital journey: Exploring Sri Lanka’s readiness

The new normal requires new approaches and solutions, an imperative change that must be embraced by all sections of the economy to survive and to stay relevant...

July 01, 2020

LankaClear revolutionizes the payments landscape once again

LankaClear – the operator of LankaPay- Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network unveiled two new ground breaking initiatives towards making payments easier, faster and convenient...

December 16, 2019

LankaClear bags Gold four years in a rowat Annual Report Awards

LankaClearPvt Ltd., the operator of LankaPay National Payment Network of Sri Lanka,completed another memorable year by winning the coveted Gold award for the fourth consecutive years at the 55thAnnual Report Awards held recently..

October 31, 2019

Lankapay Powers Infotel 2019 Start Up Pavilion As The Official Payment Network Partner

LankaPay, Sri Lanka’s national payment network operated by LankaClear (Private) Limited under the guidance and supervision of the Central Bank has now come on board as the Official Payment Network Partner of Sri Lankas flagship ICT-Expo INFOTEL 2019. The exhibition will be held from the 1st to the 3rd of November 2019 at the BMICH under the theme “towards a digital nation”.

October 16, 2019

Trailblazers in Payment Technology Recognized at LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2019

LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2019 organized for the third consecutive year by LankaClear, the Operator of LankaPay National Payment Network, concluded successfully in grand scale at the Shangri-la Hotel, Colombo recently.

October 15, 2019

LankaPay together with JCB International announces the commercial roll-out of National Card Scheme of Sri Lanka

LankaClear (Private) Limited (LankaClear) -the operator of LankaPay, Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network, together with JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced the commercial roll-out of National Card Scheme (NCS) programme of Sri Lanka, after successfully completing the pilot stage since the announcement of the strategic partnership in June 2017.

October 03, 2019

JCB International partners with LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2019 as the Platinum Sponsor

JCB International - a global payment brand originated in Japan, came on board as the Platinum Sponsor of LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2019.

October 03, 2019

FISERV joins LankaPay Technnovation Awards as Gold Sponsor

Global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, Fiserv will be joining with LankaClear as a Gold Sponsor of Sri Lanka’s first and only payment technology innovation awards, LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2019.

September 18, 2019

MVLCO India together with LankaClear apprise the financial sector on Payment Card Fraud Risk under National Card Scheme

MVLCO India - one of India’s leading consultancy firms on payment card related services, together with LankaClear – the operator of LankaPay national payment network, recently conducted a breakfast briefing on ‘Payment Card Fraud Risk Management’ held at Hotel Galadari.

September 03, 2019

LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2019 kicks off

LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2019 organized by LankaClear Pvt Ltd, the operator of LankaPay national payment network, kicked off on 3rd September 2019 at a press conference held at Galadari Hotel, Colombo. The objective of the awards competition is to recognize the frontrunners of payment technology innovations in the country who have steadfast to the cause of promoting electronic payments and constantly thriving for enhancing customer convenience.

June 24, 2019

Sri Lanka Launches its National Card Scheme

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka together with LankaClear (Pvt) Ltd., ( LCPL) achieved a significant milestone in the country’s payment landscape by launching the National Card Scheme (NCS). NCS, will be operated by LCPL in partnership with the international payment card operator JCB International of Japan. Initially, a debit card will be issued under this card scheme. Additionally, the NCS cards will be accepted across over 4,800 ATMs Island wide connected to LankaPay network to facilitate cash withdrawals.

Decmber 13, 2018

LankaClear completes a hat trick of Golds at Annual Report Awards

LankaClear Pvt Ltd., the operator of LankaPay National Payment Network of Sri Lanka, achieved a remarkable feat by winning the coveted Gold award for three consecutive years at the 54th Annual Report Awards held recently. They achieved this rare milestone by competing under the SME Sector, which is in addition to many successes achieved by the company at numerous other competitions. Winning the pinnacle of awards once again in 2018, clearly demonstrates the unwavering commitment of the company towards excellence in financial reporting.

October 01, 2018

LankaClear partners with MVL Consultancy to conduct “Certified Card Payment Systems Professional” training to support National Card Scheme

LankaClear, the Operator of LankaPay - Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network, recently conducted a four-day “Certified Card Payment Systems Professional” training in Colombo as a knowledge enhancement initiative under their National Card Scheme (NCS) programme.

September 06, 2018

LankaPay partners with Cyber Security Summit 2018

For the fifth consecutive year, LankaPay – Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network is partnering with annual Cyber Security Summit 2018 edition as the Official Payment Network.

August 02, 2018

LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2018 kicks off

LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2018 organized by LankaClear Pvt Ltd, the operator of LankaPay national payment network, kicked off on 2nd August 2018 at a press conference held at Galadari Hotel, Colombo. The objective of the awards competition is to recognize the torchbearers of payment technology innovations in the country who have steadfast to the cause of promoting electronic payments and constantly thriving for enhancing customer convenience.

July 13, 2018

FinCSIRT’s Cyber War Games to strengthen Financial Sector Stability

With the participation of 36 Banks and Finance Companies, Sri Lanka’s Financial Sector Computer Security Incident Response Team (FINCSIRT) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Response Team | Coordination Center (CERT | CC) successfully conducted the Sri Lanka Financial Sector Cyber War Games 2018 for the 2nd consecutive year, held at Jaic Hilton recently.

March 21, 2018

LankaPay gets recertified on PCI-DSS to further enhance trust

LankaClear, the operator of LankaPay National Payment Network, continued to build on the already established trust among the financial sector by successfully completing LankaClear, the operator of LankaPay National Payment Network, continued to build on the already established trust among the financial sector by successfully completing

March 21, 2018

Axis Bank Joins LankaPay Network

 

LankaClear, the operator of LankaPay National Payment Network, continued to build on the already established trust among the financial sector by successfully completing LankaClear, the operator of LankaPay National Payment Network, continued to build on the already established trust among the financial sector by successfully completing

January 19, 2018

State Bank of India Joins LankaPay Common ATM Network

In light of their current expansion strategy, State Bank of India Sri Lanka branch recently joined LankaPay Common ATM Network taking a leap towards enhancing customer convenience. With legacy since 1806 as Bank of Calcutta, State Bank of India came into existence in 1955.

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