Nations Trust Bank Brings 365-Day Banking To Avissawella

25th September 2015

Nations Trust Bank, a key player in Sri Lanka’s financial services industry, reiterated its commitment towards expansion of its service with the opening of its Avissawella branch spreading  its network to 92 Branches Island wide. Growing rapidly since its inception, the Nations Trust Bank has continued to gain momentum, extending reach and offering superior customer service; one that is unmatched in the banking industry today. 

The new branch is located at No 107, New Rathnapura Road, Avissawella and is open on weekdays from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm. The branch is also open on weekends, Poya days and other Bank Holidays from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm.

Commenting on the opening Deputy General Manager - American Express Cards and Consumer Banking, Priyantha Talwatte stated; 

“Today is a special day for Nations Trust Bank as we are opening our 92nd branch in Avissawella today. During the past, this area was known as Seethawakapura and it has a rich and proud history.  Today the town can be identified as a home to many small and medium entrepreneurs who with their contribution towards industrial activity play a significant role in the economic development of Sri Lanka.

The opening of this branch will facilitate our valuable customers with 365 day banking as well as extended banking hours offering an unparalleled customer experience to all small and medium enterprises and individual customers. Our dedicated branch staff will provide our customers expert advices on investment opportunities and their regular banking needs”. 

Nations Trust Bank offers end-to-end financial solutions that range from savings to current accounts, investment plans, fixed deposits, remittance services, American Express® Credit Cards, MasterCard Credit Card and USD Travel Cards. Nations Trust Bank also offers segmented services such as Private Banking, Inner Circle and Business Banking propositions, which are well-received value propositions amongst the bank’s loyal customer base.
 
The Nations Personal Investment Plan will help customers to secure their future needs. The bank offers customers a very attractive guaranteed interest rate on their investments with a free life insurance cover up to Rs 2 million. Nations Kids Investment Plan secures a head start in lives of children in Sri Lanka with a guaranteed interest rate of 10% p.a. Through these investment plans the customer is better positioned to secure their future and meet any unexpected financial commitment that may arise. 

The launch of the Nations Shopping Card (Debit Card) is also an initiative that stems from the need to deliver timely and accurate solutions that add value to the lives of customers. The dual functionality of the Nations Shopping Card, both as an ATM card as well as debit card, will undoubtedly transform customer perceptions of shopping convenience.

Nations Trust Bank also maintains strong relationships with world-class remittance partners, which enable the bank to provide unparalleled service excellence. Customers can now receive money sent by loved ones from anywhere in the world through the bank’s remittance partners such as MoneyGram, RiaSigue, UAE Exchange, Xpress Money and many other exchange houses located globally. 

Business customers can access their working capital requirements as well as services such as factoring and post-dated cheque discounting through the newly-opened branch. The bank’s recently-launched Business Loan product will also speedily fulfil the capital requirements of emerging enterprises. An attractive reward scheme is on offer for Platinum and Gold business customers, where points can be earned based on customer transactions through the business account over a period of time. This reward program offers one-for-one redemption on points, which means that a reward point is equivalent to one rupee, giving you the best value in redemption. 

Nations Trust Bank PLC is one of the fastest growing banks in Sri Lanka today. Its market positioning of being the benchmark of customer convenience, is ably supported by a host of financial products and services offered to a wide range of customers. The bank now operates 92 branches island wide, an ATM network of 130 locations and is the Sole Acquirer for American Express® Credit Cards in Sri Lanka.