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Seylan Bank Appoints Ramesh Jayasekara as Chief Operating Officer

Seylan Bank PLC has appointed Ramesh Jayasekara as its Chief Operating Officer with effect from the 1st of January, 2021, the bank announced recently.

22nd, January, 2021

Seylan Bank’s Islamic Banking Wins Gold at SLIBFI Awards 2019 and Bronze at IFSSA Awards 2020 for Islamic Finance Deal of the Year

Seylan Bank PLC’s Islamic Banking Unit has placed Sri Lanka prominently in the world of Islamic Finance.... Read More..

20th, January, 2021

Seylan’s Poththuvil Branch gets spacious new location

Seylan’s Poththuvil Branch gets spacious new location

15th, January, 2021

Seylan Bank Website Revamped for Unmatched Customer Experience

Seylan Bank, a pioneer in the banking industry in Sri Lanka, launched the revamped website www.seylan.lk on the 01st of January 2021

12th, January, 2021

Seylan Bank is first in Customer Service Excellence

Seylan Bank PLC, the bank with a heart, has been named the most popular banking service provider in Sri Lanka in the exclusive customer experience ranking announced by LMD, for the second consecutive year.

11th, January, 2021

Seylan Bank Installs New ATM in Dehiwala

Seylan Bank, the bank with a heart focused on providing its customers with an exceptional banking experience, further expanded its footprint across the island by installing a new ATM unit at No. 207, Saranankara Road, Dehiwala in December 2020.

11th, January, 2021

Seylan Harasara join hands with Healthnet.lk

Colombo, December, 2020 - As the country navigates through an unprecedented second wave of COVID-19 and contactless healthcare services are of paramount importance

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Harasara partners Asiri Hospitals (Pvt) Ltd

Colombo, December 2020 - Seylan Bank has partnered with Asiri Hospitals (Pvt) Ltd to offer a multitude of value-added benefits and services for all Seylan Harasara account holders

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank among the Very Best Sri Lankan Corporates

Seylan Bank has affirmed its position among the topmost corporates in the country by featuring in the Business Today Top 30 ranking for listed entities.

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank relocates Kurunegala Branch

With the aim of providing the highest quality of service to their customers, Seylan Bank relocated the Kurunegala Branch to a more convenient location at No: 87, Colombo Road, Kurunegala.

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank partners with Mastercard to facilitate MasterCard Payment Gateway Services

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, recently partnered with Mastercard to integrate MasterCard Payment Gateway Services (MPGS)

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank secures customer safety through digital banking platforms

Seylan Bank, the bank with a heart, has set out an array of digital banking platforms facilitating a safer and convenient option for customers to carry out financial transactions from home,

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank SLT Online Bill Payments Now Updated Real-Time

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart has recently upgraded their SLT Online bill payments facility, further enhancing customer convenience.

1st, January, 2021

Seylan celebrates Seylan Tikiri World Children’s Month for the 08th consecutive year

Seylan Tikiri, the pioneer children’s savings account in Sri Lanka is ready to encourage and celebrate young savers during the month of October as they unfold the Seylan Tikiri World Children’s month for the 8th successful year

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank relocates its Wellawatta Branch

Seylan Bank recently relocated their branch at Wellawata to No. 445, Galle Road, Wellawatta, Colombo 06

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank relocates Gold Center ATM improving customer convenience

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, recently relocated their Gold Center branch on-site ATM to a more spacious location facing the entrance of Gabo Lane at the Gold Center premises.

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank joins hands with PickMe for exciting promotions

Seylan Bank recently partnered with PickMe, Sri Lanka’s leading transportation service provider, to offer all Seylan Credit and Debit Cardholders exciting discounts bringing convenience to their fingertips.

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank credit card bill payments now at Cargills Food City

Seylan Bank continues to redefine the norms of customer convenience; introducing smoother, faster and easier than ever before bill settlements for Seylan Bank credit cards at Cargills Food City outlets.

1st, January, 2021

Seylan Bank supports customer dreams with financial services at ‘Kedella Construction Expo 2020

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart recently participated in the ‘Kedella Construction Expo 2020’, Sri Lanka’s premier Home Construction and Interior trade show, providing a wide range of banking services to customers visiting the show

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Bank enables Merchant Portal services to American Education Center Ltd

Seylan Bank has enabled the American Education Center Ltd (ANC) to facilitate their payments through Seylan Merchant Portal, the first fully-fledged and multipurpose digital

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Bank partners Ideal Motors to facilitate convenient Leasing solutions

Seylan Bank partnered Ideal Motors, a fully owned subsidiary of the Ideal Group and the sole Authorized distributor for Mahindra Motor vehicles and motorcycles in Sri Lanka,

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Bank opens new off-site ATM at Sri Lanka Technological Campus

Seylan Bank recently declared open an off-site ATM at the Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC), Ingiriya Road, Padduka, continuing their commitment towards supporting the financial needs of their customers.

2nd, October, 2020

Western Union Expands with Seylan Bank in Sri Lanka

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced a collaboration with Seylan Bank, enabling receivers in Sri Lanka to connect to their loved ones around the world.

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Fridays offer exciting discounts at Daraz.lk

Seylan Bank, The bank with a heart, recently partnered with Daraz.lk, Sri Lanka’s largest online shopping platform for an exclusive promotion, ‘Seylan Fridays’ offering site-wide discounts to all Seylan Credit Cardholders.

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Credit Cards partner with Arpico Supermarkets

Seylan Bank has partnered with Arpico Supercentres, Arpico Superstores and Arpico Daily to offer its Credit Cardholders exclusive discounts when purchasing daily essentials.

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Bank conducts webinars to assist post COVID-19 SME sector revival

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, recently conducted two webinars both during and after the nationwide lockdown, in an effort to continuously support Small and Medium Enterprises in Sri Lanka while ensuring being part of their post COVID-19 journey.

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Bank Sponsors A Newly Refurbished Doctors Cafeteria to The National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Seylan Bank, the bank with a heart took measures to fully refurbish the Doctors Cafeteria at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka investing a total of Rs. 4 Million. The official handing over took place on the 07th of July 2020 at the Hospital Premise

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Merchant Portal facilitates contactless payments at Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT)

Understanding the importance of facilitating contactless payments, Seylan Bank has enabled the Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) to manage their entire scope of digital payments through Seylan Merchant Portal

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Bank relocates its Padaviya Branch

Seylan Bank recently relocated its Padaviya branch to new office premises - a more central location strengthening its financial service offerings to a plethora of customers in the vicinity.

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Banks Hosts Its First Fully Fledged Virtual AGM

Seylan Bank PLC successfully concluded its 33rd Annual General Meeting on a virtual platform on the 24th of June 2020.

2nd, October, 2020

Continues to treasure their youngest customers

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, embraced its youngest customers during the COVID-19 lockdown, by reaching Seylan Tikiri accountholders through a variety of innovative digital activations on multiple social media platforms.

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Credit Cards offer amazing discounts at Keells Super outlets

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, is now offering amazing discounts to customers purchasing daily essentials. Seylan Cardholders who shop at any Keells Super outlet can avail themselves of these attractive savings.

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan staff contribute a days salary

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, has extended its support towards constructing a fully equipped Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Colombo East Base Hospital – a major service provider in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Bank Encourages Responsible Banking with A Host of Mobile & Digital Services

Seylan Bank – the bank with a heart continues to fully support customers across the island with an array of convenient banking services during these unprecedented times of limited mobility and social distancing.

2nd, October, 2020

Seylan Bank rating revised upwards to Alka by Fitch Ratings with stable outlook

Seylan Bank, the bank with a heart, has been endorsed as a financially stable organisation with performance excellence across the board by Fitch Ratings, with the bank’s national long-term rating revised upward, from ‘A-(lka)’ to ‘A(lka).

30th, September, 2020

St. Marys College Chilaw in Partnership with Seylan Bank PLC Launches Sri Lanka’s 1st Virtual OBA payment platform

Seylan Bank introduced a payment gateway facility, VOBA (Virtual Old Boys Association) at St. Mary’s College Chilaw.

30th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank declares open a new off-site ATM in Kegalle

Seylan Bank recently declared open an off-site ATM in Bulathkohupitiya – Kegalle Road.

30th, September, 2020

Post-crisis support measures towards the community

The SME sector was badly affected due to the prevailing situation within the country, with their day to day business operations on hold for over two months

30th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank Customers Affected By COVID-19 to Benefit from Host of Relief Measures

Seylan Bank, the bank with a heart, has initiated a host of financial relief measures for all customers during these times of economic unpredictability.

30th, September, 2020

32nd Anniversary of the bank with a heart

Seylan Bank, the bank with a heart, marks 32 years of service to our nation today.

30th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank Official Banking Partner for Lanka Property Show 2020

Seylan Bank came on board as the Official Banking Partner for the Lanka Property Show 2020– Sri Lanka’s largest property show which was recently held at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo.

30th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank Awards Top Performers at Annual Sales Awards

Seylan Bank honoured their best performing employees at the Bank’s Annual Sales Awards 2019 which was held recently at Cinnamon Grand

30th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank Emerges Runners Up At The ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2020

Seylan Bank emerged runners up in the banking sector at the ACCA Sri Lanka Sustainability Reporting Awards 2020, which concluded recently.

30th, September, 2020

Fun-filled offers for the 07th Consecutive year

As the bank with a heart with a continuous objective to inculcate the habit of saving within children- This New Year Seylan Tikiri new school term campaign comes with exciting,

30th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank Enables Multicurrency Transactions for LEADS

With a mission to empower and foster the growing financial needs in the country for charitable organizations, Seylan Bank joined hands with LEADS to enable multicurrency donation acceptance for the first time in Sri Lanka.

29th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank, First To Enter Market with SD-WAN Networking System

Marking the next step of their transformational journey into digitalization, Seylan Bank becomes the first organization in the local banking industry to adopt SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area network)

29th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank ranked number one for Customer Service Excellence

Marking yet another organizational milestone, Seylan Bank has been ranked number 1 in the banking category by LMD for customer service excellence.

29th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank opens the 200th library of the Seylan Pahasara CSR initiative at Vijayaba Maha Vidyalaya

Seylan Bank – the bank with a heart - celebrated the opening of their milestone 200th library, at Vijayaba Maha Vidyalaya, Grandpass on the 27th of November 2019 as part of ‘Seylan Pahasara’- a CSR initiative launched in 2013

29th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank expands to Godakawela and Maharagama Branch relocates to a new location

Seylan Bank strengthened its island-wide presence with the establishment of a new branch in the Godakawela area recently

29th, September, 2020

The first fully customizable Digital Payment Platform

Evolving its products & services to amplify and enhance customer experiences and convenience, Seylan Bank introduced ‘Seylan Merchant Portal’, the first fully-fledged multipurpose Digital Payment Platform in Sri Lanka.

28th, September, 2020

Colorful Thai Pongal Celebrations at Seylan Bank

Seylan Bank celebrated the Thai Pongal Festival at its head office located in the heart of Colombo

28th, September, 2020

Seylan Trade Services launches Priority Counter for Trade Clients

Enhancing its services to offer a comprehensive Banking experience, Seylan Bank Trade Services has pioneered the concept of Priority Banking by establishing a Priority Counter for its trade clients.

28th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank clinches Silver for ‘Best New Entrant’ at SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2018

Seylan Bank won the Silver Award for the Best New Entrant category for its much famed Seylan Personal Loan product at the coveted SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2018 held at the Shangri – La Hotel, Colombo recently.

28th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank relocates Thalawakele branch to serve customers better

With an aim of providing a comprehensive banking experience, Seylan Bank has relocated its Thalawakele branch to a convenient location with ample parking facilities.

28th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank partners with China’s largest payment card scheme holder UnionPay International

Seylan Bank recently signed an agreement with Union Pay International (UPI), to enable UnionPay Credit and Debit Cardholders to utilise the bank’s ATM and Point of Sale (POS) network to carry out financial transactions locally.

28th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank focuses on nurturing healthy Children during ‘Seylan Tikiri World Children’s Month’

Childhood obesity is not a cosmetic issue or something the child will just grow out of. Obese children tend to become obese adults, and there are many medical issues associated with obesity

28th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank felicitates high-flying Grade Five Scholarship Tikiri account holders

Seylan Tikiri, the most sought-after minor savings account in Sri Lanka, felicitated Tikiri account holders who had excelled in the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination with a cash prize of Rs.100,000/-.

28th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank conferred with ‘Special Recognition Award’ by Wells Fargo Bank N.A , New York.

Seylan Bank was honored with a ‘Special Recognition Award’ by its’ main USD correspondent Wells Fargo Bank, N.A for 2017-2018 recently.

28th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank sets a banking benchmark with 100% Bonus Interest Promotion

Redefining the yardstick for Bonus Interest on ordinary savings accounts, Seylan Bank has launched a novel proposition – a whopping 100% Bonus Interest for ordinary savings account holders with a

28th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank launches State-of-the-art Fully-Automated Cheque Deposit Machine

Reiterating its value as the bank that has always gone beyond just banking to offer unparalleled banking experience to its valued customers, Seylan Bank launched its first ever fully-automated cheque deposit machine

25th, September, 2020

30 Years of Serving beyond just banking

Serving the people with innovative value added propositions together with exceptional customer service are the two key values Seylan Bank has focused since its inception. For the past 30 years,

25th, September, 2020

Seylan Bank sweeps five Awards at SLIM National Sales Congress 2018

Seylan Bank’s young Sales Force was bestowed with five awards at the recently concluded SLIM NASCO Awards 2018. The two year old Sales team brought in two Golds, two Silvers and one Bronze under Front Liners,

25th, September, 2020