ලංකාවටම QR with FriMi
FriMi, Sri Lanka’s first fully-fledged digital banking experience, kick started the first phase of "ලංකාවටම QR with FriMi” at a ceremony held at Thilakawardhana Textiles, Kiribathgoda on the 18th of February 2021. The campaign was established by FriMi in support of the LANKAQR initiative by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to make cashless payments across the nation more convenient, and to contribute towards building a robust digital economy in the island.
Thilakawardhana Textiles, Lanka Pharmacy &Laksela Trade Centre were the first merchants in Kiribathgoda to get on board with FriMi, embracing the LANKAQR payment method, paving the way for more businesses to be part of the digital revolution and a cashless economy.
The kickoff event, held at Thilakawardhana Textiles – Kiribathgoda, was graced by the Chief Guest, D. Kumaratunge, Director Payments and settlements of the Cental Bank of Sri Lanka accompanied by Priyantha Talwatte, CEO and Director of Nations Trust Bank, RandilBoteju, Senior Vice President of Sales & Digital Banking of Nations Trust Bank, Sashika De Silva, Senior Branch Manager of Nations Trust Bank in Kiribathgoda and Mr. Thilakawardhana, Owner and Director of Thilakawardhana Textiles.
FriMi is a fully-fledged digital banking experience with ground-breaking products and services that are designed and developed to delight customers thus providing novel experiences. It was ranked amongst the Top 30 Best Digital Financial Services Providers in the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa as one of the Best Digital Banks & Financial Institutions by The Asian Banker. Named one of the Top 10 E-Commerce brands of Sri Lanka, FriMi was showcased in the LMD Brands Annual Report 2020 as compiled by Brand Finance Lanka. It is available on Android, iOS and Harmony OS and anyone in Sri Lanka above the age of 18 years can get onboard FriMi by downloading the app. FriMi is powered by Nations Trust Bank PLC which is among the top 15 business establishments in Sri Lanka as ranked by Business Today. Strongly focused on digital empowerment through cutting-edge digital banking technologies, has managed to pioneer many innovative customer centric banking solutions such as API banking and banking at your door step. The bank is an issuer and sole acquirer of American Express Cards in Sri Lanka. The Bank operates 96 branches across the country and has an ATM network covering 127 locations and 48 Cash Deposit & Withdrawal Machines, plus more than 3,700 ATMs on the Lanka Pay Network.