DFCC Bank, in its efforts to celebrate the spirit of season has been very active in the month of December, adding to the festive ambience in Colombo.
The Bank proudly partnered “Tourism Fest 2016”, which was held at the Arcade, Independence Square from the 21st to the 23rd of December. The highly anticipated seasonal event organised by the Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs was inaugurated on the 21st by Ranil Wickramasinghe – Prime Minister of Sri Lanka together with John Amaratunga – Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs and the Archbishop of Colombo - Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, in the presence of VIP guests, members of parliament and distinguished dignitaries. DFCC Bank also sponsored the set-up of the venue’s Christmas tree which was adorned with glittering red and silver lights.
The inauguration ceremonies on each of the days that followed were attended by Harin Fernando- Minister of Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure and (Dr.) Sarath Amunugama- Minister of Special Projects. Tourism Fest 2016 featured four days of Christmas themed fun and entertainment including performances by carolers, bands, DJs and musicians. Festive games and activities were also scheduled throughout the period to entertain and brighten up the holiday season for everyone visiting the city during the holidays.
Commenting on the Bank’s partnership with the event, Arjun Fernando – CEO, DFCC Bank said: “We are proud to have partnered with “Tourism Fest 2016”, which brought together the general public to celebrate the season in harmony at one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. DFCC Bank remains committed to serving communities and people from all walks of life, and we are pleased to have had this wonderful opportunity to celebrate one of the most cherished times of the year with our valued stakeholders. We wish all of our valued customers, partners and employees, a happy and memorable season and a prosperous New Year.”
DFCC Bank also decorated the Galle Face Roundabout, adding to the festive lights and sights around the Galle Face area.