Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka & Finance PLC (MBSL) recently reopened their newly refurbished Kurunegala Branch at No. 55, Kingsgrove, Rajapihilla Road, Kurunegala with the objective of providing a more convenient and accessible service to our valued customers. This is in line with the company’s medium-term strategy of upgrading its branches to state-of-the-art contact points to strengthen the overall customer proposition.
The new premises is strategically located to ensure easier access to the branch for customers in the locality and persons passing through the area, making it much more convenient for existing customers and potential customers to access the full range of finance expertise provided by MBSL. The premises is also spacious and equipped to provide a comfortable ambiance for customers.
“We are now ready to provide with the newest technology the full suite of MBSL’s financial services and other facilities to our valued customers. Hence, we have reopened the MBSL Kurunegala branch features stronger technological capabilities and an improved ambience to enhance the overall customer experience. I invite all of you to partner the MBSL Kurunegala branch to achieve a successful future,” said MBSL Chairman Dr. Sujeewa Lokuhewa, speaking at the formal inauguration of the relocated and upgraded Kurunegala branch.
MBSL is a subsidiary of the nation’s leading bank, the Bank of Ceylon and the inauguration of the upgraded Kurunegala branch was presided over by the Kurunegala District Member of Parliament, the Deputy Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Ashok Abeysinghe. Also in attendance were MBSL Chief Executive Officer Nishaman Karunapala, the senior management of MBSL and a large gathering of the constituents of Wayamba and the general public. The MBSL Chief Executive Officer Nishaman Karunapala stated: “The Kurunegala branch was first opened in 1995 with five employees. There are now about 28 employees. Kurunegala has been one of the most successful branches in the MBSL history. The main reason for this is the trust that our valuable customer has placed on us. “Now a range of services can be obtained from the MBSL Kurunegala branch including leasing, financial services for small, medium and large scale industries and trading, investment and advisory services, personal loans, capital market services, fixed deposits, savings, children’s savings and gold loans.
These services will be delivered efficiently and productively with minimum documentation, using modern technologies. Another distinctive feature is the provision of services in all three languages. A specially trained team of officials have been deployed for this purpose.”