People’s Leasing upgrades and relocates its Kelaniya branch
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC the non-bank finance giant in Sri Lanka in a bid to cater to a greater volume of customers via an enhanced and swift customer service with more comforts upgraded and relocated its Kelaniya branch at a more spacious place.
The new premises at No. 950 Kandy Road, Himbutuwelgoda, Dalugama, Kelaniya was inaugurated by Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse, Chairman of the People’s Bank and People’s Leasing & Finance PLC.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Mr. Sabry Ibrahim, CEO/GM, PLC, Mr. D. P. Kumarage, Former CEO/GM of PLC, Mr. Lionel Fernando, Senior DGM and Mr. Rohan Tennakoon, Mr. Damith Malavithanthila, Mr. Laksanda Gunawardene, Mr. Prabhath Gunasena, Mr. Udesh Gunawardene, DGMs, and with Mr. Saman Liyanage, Mr. Chamil Herath, Mr. Vajira Ramanayake, Chief Managers along with Mr. Samantha Seneviratne, Branch Senior Manager, Kelaniya PLC. A host of PLC customers too attended the event.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse, Chairman of the People’s Bank and People’s Leasing said, in line with the ‘Saubhagye Dekma’ program of the new government ministries has been commissioned to encompass diverse spheres. These new initiatives would shed light on the revival of many traditional and other sectors of industries.
He said, “When new industries and business opportunities emerge, finance companies should fall in line to facilitate those. Hence PLC intend to support the government’s ‘Saubhagye Dekma’ in the coming years by way of financial assistance to diverse businesses that crop up with the program. We have fore casted that there would be a boom of new businesses in the vicinity of Kelaniya. Thus now the people in Kelaniya and suburbs have the opportunity to derive services of PLC that has introduced many innovative financial products.”
The Chairman also said, “PLC is famous as a one-stop-shop that fulfills all financial and leasing needs of people. I invite people in Kelaniya to obtain financial services without any hassle from PLC to prosper in businesses and in personal lives.”
People’s Leasing started its business operations in 1996 as a wholly owned subsidiary of one of the largest State banks in Sri Lanka, People’s Bank. People’s Leasing is currently the highest rated non-bank financial institution in the country, with a “A+(Ika)” rating from Fitch Ratings Lanka Ltd and the number one ranked non-banking financial services brand by Brand Finance PLC. The Company was also recognized as one of the ten best corporate citizens in the country by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. People’s Leasing Ranked No. 03 in Transparency in Corporate Reporting (TRAC) by the Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL).
PLC’s financial service product portfolio includes leasing, auto loans, fixed deposits, savings accounts, housing and business loans, gold loans, margin trading, factoring, and Islamic financial services. People’s Leasing Conglomerate consists of six subsidiaries – People’s Insurance PLC, People’s Micro-Commerce Ltd, People’s Leasing Property Development Ltd, People’s Leasing Fleet Management Ltd, People’s Leasing Havelock Properties Ltd, and its latest foreign venture, Lankan Alliance Finance Ltd, in Bangladesh.
The unique features of People’s Leasing are its strength and stability to provide diverse financial solutions under one roof, creating a seamless, convenient and friendly customer service experience.