Lankaputhra Development Bank (LDB) inaugurated its business activities for the new year 2018 recently, blessing
The event took place at an auspicious time amidst chanting ‘seth pirith’ and invoking the blessings of ‘maha sangha’.
LDB Chairman Ruwan Gallage, Working Director Thuwan Riza Hameet, General Manager and CEO Ranjith Dissanayake, senior managers and a large number of customers were present at this occasion.
Expressing views at the inauguration, Gallage stated that according to the reports, LDB has achieved its maximum progress in history during last year. He stressed that the bank should face 2018 in a more dynamic manner than the previous year. He requested the staff of the bank to render their services in more effective and vigorous manner.
Addressing the gathering, Dissanayake said that he would be committed to work for the upliftment of the bank at every possible moment. He pointed out that it is the responsibility of the staff of LDB to give priority to the requirements of the customers. Dissanayake also stated that the year 2018 would be a decisive year for the bank.
LDB has implemented several special loan schemes, which have been introduced by the Finance Ministry. The special feature of these loan schemes is that the entrepreneurs of the country are able to obtain loan facilities under concessionary interest rates. The loan schemes namely ‘Jaya Isura’, ‘Run Aswenna’, ‘Rivi Bala Savi’ and ‘Govi Navoda’ are now effective by the bank.
LDB maintains branches in the Colombo, Hambantota, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Kegalle, Wennappuwa, Batticaloa and Trincomalee areas at present. These branches render a unique service to the small and medium-scale entrepreneurs in these areas.