Bank of Ceylon clinches Daraz’s Payment Partner award for the 2nd consecutive year


In recognition for Bank of Ceylon’s partnership with Daraz’s e-commerce platform, ‘Daraz Payment Partner Performance Award 2022’ recently awarded the BOC with the ‘Best Performing Debit Card Base for 2022’ accolade.  It was also the second consecutive year BOC was honoured for this partnership at a ‘Daraz Payment Partner Award’ ceremony. The Bank’s DGM Product and Banking Development Ajith Karunarathne,, AGM Electronic Banking Eranga Bandara, AGM Digital Products Promotion S.A.N.C. Piumal, Chief Manager Hasitha Amarasekera and Marketing Manager Amila Thilakaratne accepted the award on behalf of the bank from Daraz CEO/ Managing Director Rakeel Fernando. The ceremony took place at ‘Uga Residencies’ Hotel Colombo.

The Bank has seen an unprecedented demand for its Debit cards among its customer base. By 2021, BOC’s overall Debit card performance reached a milestone with a 400 per cent growth when compared with performances in preceding years. Especially, this remarkable growth was a result of the Bank’s focus on enriching partnership with its online platforms. In turn, the growth witnessed in BOC Card performances has enabled the country’s e-commerce market to reach new heights. Hence, partnerships with e-commerce platforms such as Daraz that bring together consumers and sellers remain instrumental in realising the Central Bank’s objective towards a cashless society at large.

Reflecting a wave of unparalleled benefits offered to with unmatched loyalty, the BOC has branded its card under the motto of ‘Unstoppable You’.  Once a customer becomes a BOC Cardholder, he/she is entitled to range of benefits that ease the path towards success and making them unstoppable despite the financial difficulties enabling to remain in the course towards success.

Simultaneously, Bank of Ceylon offers a range of special discounts available for its Cardholders around the year with various partnership merchants including leading supermarkets and online platforms. In addition, BOC Credit Cardholders are eligible for zero interest instalment plans when purchasing goods and services from selected merchants.