ComBank partners One Galle Face Mall to facilitate payment solutions for merchants

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Merchants at One Galle Face Mall, Colombo’s first international and most prestigious retail development, can now benefit from Sri Lanka’s first-ever Android-based payment acceptance solution, powered by Commercial Bank of Ceylon. 

With one multi-function smart terminal, merchants can accept standard Credit and Debit card-based payments, contactless ‘Tap and Go’ payments and QR code payments – a preferred payment mode among Chinese shoppers. 

Commenting on this partnership, Commercial Bank Deputy General Manager Marketing Hasrath Munasinghe said: “As a bank which is constantly seeking to develop and deploy technology that facilitates convenience and security, we welcome the opportunity to be the banking partner of the largest international mall in Sri Lanka. This partnership with One Galle Face Mall is a testament to Commercial Bank’s reliability and innovativeness, and reaffirms the trust that has been built up over the years.”

The seven-storey mall at One Galle Face is the place where life, work and play meet, offering something for everyone. From home-grown brands to international high-street favourites, this contemporary shopping mall and lifestyle destination offers alfresco dining on the rooftop, more than 40 food and beverage outlets, a food hall dedicated to busy individuals, a street market bazaar, the largest indoor playground for younger visitors and 250 retail stores spanning over 490,000 square feet. 

One Galle Face Mall is home to popular international brands including Chili’s – an American casual dining restaurant chain that features Tex-Mex-style cuisine, The Toy Store – a renowned toy store from Dubai, designer wear by world-renowned brands such as Diesel and Armani Exchange and a state-of-the-art cinema complex comprising nine theatres, including a dedicated kids’ cinema operated by one of the giants in the entertainment industry – PVR Cinemas.

The only Sri Lankan bank to be ranked among the world’s top 1000 banks for nine years consecutively, Commercial Bank operates a network of 267 branches and 856 ATMs in Sri Lanka. The bank won over 40 international and local awards in 2018 and has received more than 25 awards to date this year while being ranked among the 10 Most Admired Companies in Sri Lanka in 2019.

Commercial Bank’s overseas operations encompass Bangladesh, where the bank operates 19 outlets; Myanmar, where it has a Representative Office in Yangon and a microfinance company in Nay Pyi Taw; and the Maldives, where the bank has a fully-fledged Tier I Bank with a majority stake.