National Development Bank PLC (NDB) held an Investor Forum recently to present the financial performance for 1H 2017, at Galadari Colombo.
The forum was well attended by a gathering of investors, investment advisors, stockbrokers, fund managers and media and was informed about the financial performance of the NDB group and on strategies planned for the future.
The event was preceded by NDB Chairman Ananda Atukorala, NDB Director/CEO Dimantha Seneviratne, NDB Vice President Corporate Banking Buwaneka Perera, Assistant Vice President Finance and Planning Suvendrini Muthukumarana and NDB Capital Holdings CEO Vajira Kulatilaka.
Seneviratne, sharing his views on the performance of the first half, mentioned that the bank has been able to well maintain the sound growth coming from all the sectors diversifying the core banking income base. He also mentioned that the first half results are a clear affirmation of the sustainable growth mode that the bank has entered in to.
Further commenting on the performance, Seneviratne expressed his confidence in the bank being driven towards enhanced performance for the year 2017 and beyond. He mentioned that the bank’s new strategy, which is developed in professional consultation with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is now in execution mode and will direct the bank towards reaching key milestones in business volumes as well as enhancing stakeholder returns.
NDB remains dedicated to bringing its customers one step closer to accomplishing their lifelong ambitions and uplifting their standards of living through the range of financial services that is accessible through its growing branch network.