Doha Bank entered into an agreement with Commercial Bank of Ceylon, the largest private sector bank in Sri Lanka, for remittance of funds from Qatar to Sri Lanka.
The signing ceremony held at Doha Bank Head Office Tower at West Bay. The agreement was signed by Mr Chris Fellner, Head of International Banking, Doha Bank and Mr Palitha Perera, Asst General Manager of Commercial Bank of Ceylon.
Commercial Bank of Ceylon is the largest private bank in Sri Lanka, has more than 200 branches in the network and has the ability to transfer the funds quickly and serve the customers efficiently.
Doha Bank’s customers will be able to transfer money online from Doha Bank Account to their account with any branch of Commercial Bank of Ceylon in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan customers in Doha will also be able to remit funds to beneficiaries having accounts with any other bank in Sri Lanka. The beneficiaries can collect cash from any branch of Commercial Bank of Ceylon.
Mr. Chris Fellner, Head of International Banking, Doha Bank said: “The tie-up with Commercial Bank of Ceylon will provide an opportunity to extend our services to Sri Lankan community in Qatar by meeting their banking and remittance requirements. We are committed to serving our customers in every possible manner and provide them a seamless banking experience. Going forward similar facility will be available from Doha Bank branches at UAE and Kuwait”
Speaking on the tie-up, Mr. Palitha Perera, Asst. General Manager of Commercial Bank of Ceylon said: “This association with Doha Bank is a commitment of the bank towards providing a cost effective services to Sri Lankan nationals who live in Qatar. The arrangement will enable us to provide our customers convenient and secure services by expanding our remittance network from GCC Countries to Sri Lanka.”
Mr Hassan Chedid, Head of Financial Institutions Doha Bank, highlighted that this arrangement is very convenient and cost effective for Sri Lankan nationals to remit their funds to home country. It offers online transfer of money in Sri Lankan Rupees from Qatar to Sri Lanka. Doha Bank has placed exclusive Relationship Manager for Sri Lankan customers at International Relations Centre (IRC) Grand Hamad Avenue. The customer can reach Mr Ramendra Nonis on 44257221 or 66884995.