The Bank of Ceylon launched the first ever multi-currency deposit kiosk at the sacred Sri Dalada Maligawa to give an opportunity for foreign and local devotees to make donations in foreign or local currencies. This would be the first time such a machine was installed in a historically and religiously important location within Sri Lanka, the Bank said.
The ceremony was held with the participation of the Sri Dalada Maligawa Diyawadana Nilame, Pradeep Nilanga Dela, Director Media and Special Project Krishantha Hissella, Secretary General of Sri Dalada Maligawa, Rohana Keerthi Dissanayake, BOC’s Deputy General Manager Branch Operations and Development Banking, Priyal Silva, Assistant General Manager Central Province, Sarath Wijesinghe and other guests, the Bank said.
The kiosk machines accepts cash deposits in Sri Lankan rupee, US Dollars, Sterling Pounds, Singapore Dollars, Chinese Renminbi, Japanese Yen, Thai Bath and EURO. The machine is also responsive to eight languages which are Sinhala, Tamil, English, Chinese, Thai, Russian, Hindi and Japanese.