Celebrating a presence of 20 years in Sri Lanka, MCB Bank, one of the fastest growing Pakistan-based bank, marks its successful journey this year with the opening of the newest branch in Kollupitiya, as part of the Bank’s strategy to be close to its customers and to serve them with an array of qualitative and efficient banking services.
With a ceremonially opening of Kollupitiya branch held on the 07th of this Month, the Bank now numbers a total of eight branches and continues to strengthen its presence in the country. Today, MCB Bank holds the 3rd largest branch network among foreign banks in Sri Lanka.
The opening ceremony was graced by the Chief Minister of Western Province Hon. Prasanna Ranatunga, The Member of Provincial Council Hon. Pradeep Udugoda, The Secretary to The Ministry of Mass Media & Information Hon. Charitha Herath, Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Sri Lanka Mr. Ananda Silva in the presence of The Country General Manager Mr. Azfar Nomani, Senior Vice President Mr. Azam Naeem, Business Head Mr. Reza Rahim and other senior officials of MCB Bank.
‘‘We are delighted to extend our presence and reach as we take great pride in partnering with our customers for a more prosperous and secure future,’’ said Mr. Azfar Nomani. By giving a personal touch coupled with the distinctive experience, MCB Bank is all about understanding its customers and to better cater to their evolving needs. ‘‘Our customers have and will always be in the forefront of any and all decisions we make.’’
With a reach to serve individual, SME and corporate clients, the flagship branch is designed with the state of the art banking capabilities and located in the heart of the commercial city. This is yet another move, exhibiting the Bank as an active partner in the growth of the Sri Lankan economy by enhancing its geographical reach through establishing new branches and introducing convenient methods of banking.
The Bank’s decision to strategically expand their presence throughout the country and enhancing the class and quality of its delivery channels is a part of its customer-centric approach. The Bank constantly thrive to enhance its range of financial products and services, backed by the expertise to serve both conventional as well as Islamic banking customers with an experience that exceeds their expectations as their “Bank for Life”.
Customers will have access to the Bank’s wide range of retail banking services, such as current and savings accounts, fixed deposits, children's savings accounts, foreign currency accounts, leasing facilities, securities investment accounts. SME and Corporate customers will have tailor made business banking solutions including business loans and an array of relevant products & services.
Additionally, the Bank provides trade services, remittance services with a wide correspondent network globally, virtual banking facility and access to over 650 ATMs Island wide. All branches provide convenience of extended banking hours from 9-4 on weekdays.
MCB Bank has concentrated on growth throughout the years improving service quality and its investment in technology and people. With the latest addition, the Bank’s network now extends to Colombo Fort, Pettah, Maradana, Kollupitiya, Wellawatte, Kandy, Galle and Batticaloa.
Bringing its international as well as regional experience and expertise through the years and having a strong growing base in the corporate banking sector, the Bank has been able to build relationship with several corporate and small-to-medium clients and looking forward to enhance their retail banking arm via introduction of several new products and value additions to win the hearts of personal banking customers.