DIMO organises ‘Riya Pola’ with BOC

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DIMO together with Bank of Ceylon organised a very successful “Riya Pola” recently at the Sathyawadi Grounds at Kurunegala. Large number of individual customers and corporates participated at this event. Tata Commercial vehicles, Tata Passenger vehicles and Mahindra tractors were displayed and demonstrated at the “Riya Pola” while BOC arranged special customised leasing schemes at the location.

The ‘Riya Pola’ was opened by Ranjith Pandithage, Chairman-DIMO, Senior DIG Pujith Jayasundera and H. M. Mudiyanse, DGM-BOC. Vijitha Bandara, GM-TATA Commercial Vehicles, Anura Wijesinghe, Manager-Kurunegala DIMO Branch, Dr. C. Samarasinghe, Additional GM-BOC and K. Dharmasiri, Additional GM-BOC represented the two institutions.

DIMO arranged facilities to issue quotations and invoice vehicles, whilst BOC arranged hassle free quick leasing facilities to the customers. A record number of 143 vehicles were delivered to customers during the exhibition day at the ‘Riya Pola’ while another 129 orders were confirmed. This was the first time DIMO invoiced and delivered such a large number of vehicles from a location outside DIMO premises.

Commenting on the success of this event Pandithage stated “we are happy to tie up with the giant in banking and leasing in Sri Lanka – BOC, today and have this wonderful event for the North Western Province customers. We are confident that with their network of 309 branches, BOC and DIMO can transform the automobile leasing industry”.

In addition to Tata vehicles and Mahindra tractors, Mercedes-Benz passenger cars too were displayed along with Kumho and MRF tires.