Wednesday, April 15, 2009

BoC to open branches in North and East

Colombo-Lankapuvath-April 14) – Bank of Ceylon (BoC), the leading State bank in the country will open eight branches each in the North and the East provinces by the end of the year.

Chairman of the BoC Dr. Gamini Wickremasinghe said that at present there are 17 branches in each province.

The bank in addition has installed nine ATMs in the North and seven ATMs in the East while five ATMs for each province will be added during the year to service the liberated areas as well.

Mobile units of the bank visit the IDP camps daily to help the people carry out their banking work without a delay. In addition, plans are under way to open 10 branches each in the two provinces in 2010.

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