Nations Trust Bank Concludes Nations Business Advisory Series in Colombo for 2023
6th November 2023, Colombo: Nations Trust Bankmarked the successful conclusion of a series of Nations Business Advisory Forums for the year 2023. The eighth and final forum in the series was held at Shangri La Hotel in Colombo, with a gathering of over 350 participants in attendance.
The key speaker at the event, Mr. Murtaza Jafferjee, the Chief Executive Officer of JB Securities Ltd and Chairman of the Advocata Institute, shared insights on a wide array of topics with the business community. These discussions included the present economic landscape, a forward-looking perspective on GDP growth, Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), structural economic changes including taxation and State-Owned Enterprise (SOE) reforms, and opportunities for business expansion.
Additionally, insights were shared regarding optimizing digitalization for improved efficiency and competitiveness, discovering growth opportunities in both the global and local development landscapes and strategic planning to ensure long-term business resilience.
The Nations Business Advisory event series, which spanned the regions of Kurunegala, Jaffna, Batticaloa, Galle, Negombo and, Ellaimmensely benefited the Commercial Banking customers in the North Western, North, East, Western, Southern, and Uva regions in planning the next phase of growth in their respective businesses.
Nations Trust Bank's focus on offering comprehensive life cycle management and financial advisory services for modern businesses in Sri Lanka took centre stage during the events. Thebank's holistic solutionsfor businesses across the countryhas supportedcustomers on their journey to success. With a strong focus on innovation, tailored solutions, and client-centric services, the bank continues to be the trusted partner for businesses aiming to thrive in a rapidly evolving economic landscape.
Nations Trust Bank PLC serves a diverse range of customers across Consumer, Commercial and Corporate segments through an island wide network of 96 branches. The bank is focused on digital empowerment through cutting-edge digital banking technologies, and pioneered FriMi, Sri Lanka’s leading digital banking experience. Nations Trust Bank PLC is an issuer and sole acquirer of American Express Cards in Sri Lanka with market leadership in the premium segments.