Indicative Exchange Rates - 2024-06-13 02:53:32am

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Exchange Rates Buying Rate Selling Rate Buying Rate Selling Rate Buying Rate Selling Rate
US Dollars 298.1732 308.2684 298.9235 306.7347 300.1240 306.7347
Japanese Yen 1.8428 1.9811 1.8872 1.9664 1.9017 1.9664
British Pound Sterling 371.6176 394.9311 379.6258 393.1618 381.3418 393.1618
Euro 314.4972 334.1830 319.7896 332.1898 320.7519 332.1898
Australian Dollar 191.6830 206.9672 194.9286 204.7356 196.6988 204.7356
Thai Baht 7.3776 8.4458 0.0000 8.3630 8.1974 8.3630
Singapore Dollar 215.8154 230.6064 222.0323 228.5495 222.0323 228.5495
Swedish Krona 25.9172 29.6665 28.5746 29.5926 28.5746 29.5926
Saudi Riyal 72.7288 82.6160 0.0000 81.8060 80.1861 81.8060
Qatari Rial 63.6951 84.9848 0.0000 84.1517 82.4853 84.1517
Omani Rial 717.2978 804.8727 0.0000 796.9818 781.2000 796.9818
New Zealand Dollar 168.5612 190.9983 183.4181 189.9521 183.4181 189.9521
Norwegian Krone 26.3057 29.0832 27.9848 29.0107 27.9848 29.0107
Malaysian Ringgit 58.8786 65.6865 0.0000 65.0425 63.7545 65.0425
Kuwaiti Dinar 887.8547 1010.7838 0.0000 1000.8742 981.0549 1000.8742
Jordanian Dinar 383.2319 437.0606 0.0000 432.7757 424.2059 432.7757
Indian Rupee 3.0097 3.6847 0.0000 3.6847 3.5458 3.6847
Hong Kong Dollar 36.0331 39.5598 0.0000 39.4611 38.3331 39.4611
Danish Krone 0.0000 44.7381 0.0000 44.6265 43.0053 44.6265
Chinese Yuan 38.1965 43.1385 41.0444 42.7197 41.0444 42.7197
Swiss Franc 319.8021 344.6850 331.3250 343.8254 333.9970 343.8254
Canadian Dollar 215.2536 225.0827 215.6015 224.5214 217.4499 224.5214
Bahraini Dinar 739.2288 822.0504 0.0000 813.9911 797.8724 813.9911
Dirham 78.8701 85.6881 0.0000 83.5377 81.8834 83.5377
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Mr. A M P M B Atapattu

Mr. A M P M B Atapattu currently serves as a Secretary to the Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Food Security and he has over 28 years of work experience in Banking, Finance and Business Administration.

He graduated from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura with a BSc in Management (Public Administration) Second Class Upper Division Degree. He also holds a Master’s Degree in International Development from Flinders University, Australia, and has completed two postgraduate diplomas: Economic Development from the University of Colombo and Development Economy from the Institute of Development Economies, Japan. His research topic for his Master’s Degree in International Development awarded by Flinders University in 2004 was “Rationalisation for Industrial Development in Sri Lanka”. In addition, holds a Licentiate Certificate from the ICASL, Sri Lanka.

Before assuming the current position he worked as a Senior Additional Secretary to the President of Sri Lanka and was assigned the duties of economic reforms in the section of Stabilisation Recovery and Growth of the economy. As the Director General, (Planning) of the Ministry of Education he was in charge of preparing the Capital Budget of the Ministry and monitoring the development projects of the Ministry. Further, as a Deputy Secretary to the Treasury, he was in charge of donor funding projects, implementation of trade and tariff policies of the Government, and monitoring of the national budget. Also, he has initiated the ‘Enterprise Sri Lanka Subsidiary Loan & Development Programme’ as a national budget proposal of the Government.

Mr. Atapattu has also functioned as Director General of the Department of Development. In that capacity, he has initiated warehouse receipts financing system for grain farmers and fertiliser cash subsidy scheme for farmers. Further, he has implemented Refinance Loan Schemes called “Small and Medium Enterprise Regional Development Project” (SMERDP) funded by the Asian Development Bank, “Small and Medium Enterprise Development Facility Project” (SMEDeF) funded by the World Bank, and “Small and Medium Enterprises Line of Credit (SMELoC) funded by the Asian Development Bank. In addition, he has executed the SME Development Programme funded by the German International Cooperation (GIZ) as well as the “Rooftop Solar Power Generation Line of Credit Project” (RSPGLoC) funded by the Asian Development Bank.

Mr Atapattu has also performed his duties as the Treasury Representative on the Board of Investments, People’s Bank, Sri Lankan Airline Limited, Sri Lanka Tea Board, National Lotteries Board, Sri Lanka Savings Bank, Lankaputhra Development Bank, Cooperative Wholesale Establishments, University of Vocational Technology and the Insurance Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka.


Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse

Mr Sujeewa Rajapakse is a Managing Partner of BDO Partners, a firm of Chartered Accountants. A Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCA) and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCMA) and a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Mr Rajapakse holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura. During his professional career that spanned nearly four decades, he held the honorary positions of President, Vice President and Council Member (elect) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), Former Chairman of Auditing Standards Committee of CA Sri Lanka, President of Practicing Accountants Forum of Sri Lanka, Treasurer of Sri Lanka Cricket, Treasurer for Cricket World Cup 2011, Board Member and Technical Advisor to South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), Technical Advisor to Confederation of Asia Pacific Accountants (CAPA). Currently he is serving as the Board Member at Haycarb PLC, Dipped Products PLC, Hayleys Agriculture Holdings Ltd. and Lanka Holdings (Pvt) Ltd. Also, he is a Council Member of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

He was the Chairman of People’s Leasing & Finance PLC. He has served in the directorates of National Development Bank PLC, NDB Capital Holdings Ltd. – Bangladesh, The Finance Company PLC (appointed by the CBSL under the restructuring programme) Unidil Packaging Ltd. & Unidil Packaging and Solutions Ltd., and Deputy Chairman of Softlogic Life Insurance PLC.

His expertise includes all accounting and auditing standards and practices, Government regulations related to financial disciplines and ethics, human resource management and overall management practices and principles in both private and public sectors.

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People’s Corporate Credit Card provides a robust business related expenses management tool for companies. The Corporate Credit Card enables companies to easily track and control expenses while providing real-time expense management. It is not just a Card, it is an all-access permit to the premier level of living, enhancing your corporate life to the next level.
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People’s Elegance Visa Infinite

Your People’s Bank Elegance VISA Infinite credit card sets a new standard for personalized service while providing access to unique benefits, a premium travel experience with free lounge key access membership, Complimentary Lounge Visits , and Concierge services.
Visa Infinite Cards are offered through invitations only,

Minimum Credit Limit: LKR 1.5 Mn
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  • Two FREE Visits for Airport Lounges per calendar year.
    • Any excess visit over the complimentary entitlement will be charged (USD 35 per visit per person)
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  • Unmatched Overseas Travel Insurance Cover up to USD 500,000/-
    • Cardholders are eligible when their Credit Card is used /charged for a minimum of Rs.100,000/- in the month of travel or in the month of prior travel.
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    • Enjoy 24/7 personalized assistance for travel planning, dinner reservations, sports, entertainment tickets, and more. Available 365 days a year from home or abroad.

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    • Supplementary cards for your family members
    • Multiple credit card bill repayment options through People’s Pay mobile banking App, Internet Banking, Cash Deposit Machines, Standing Order & Branch Network
    • Interest-free credit period of up to 51 days for all your purchases
    • Minimum payment of 5% of the outstanding balance
    • SMS notification for every transaction made
    • 3D secure service offers added security to your credit card when shopping online
    • FREE e- statement Service
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Mr. Dushan Soza

Dushan Soza is a highly accomplished professional with a diverse background in the BPO industry, banking sector, and community service. He served as the Managing Director of WNS Global Services Sri Lanka for 15 years, successfully building the business from scratch to over Rs 1 billion in revenue, serving marquee global customers. As a founding member of SLASSCOM, he played a vital role in shaping the IT/BPO industry in Sri Lanka.

Dushan has also served on the board of Softlogic Finance, chairing the IT and Risk committees. Currently, he runs BPMOne, a company specializing in transformation and process reengineering. His key skills in banking include core banking, workflows, FinTechs, and digital technologies. He has also made contributions in consumer affairs, serving on the Consumer Affairs Board.

Additionally, Dushan holds board positions in Phoenix Pvt Ltd and PrintCare Digital, and he advises the Port City Economic Commission. He is a dedicated member of the Rotary community, serving as the District Governor for Sri Lanka and Maldives and as a member of the Strategic Committee at Rotary International.


Mr. Udeni Samararatne

Udeni. K. Samarararatne is an experienced senior finance professional with a career spanning over 35 years. He has worked in senior finance positions in quoted companies such as Sri Lanka Telecom PLC. which is one of Sri Lanka’s largest companies where he worked as the Chief Financial Officer. He has also worked at leading local companies such as Lanka Ashok Leyland PLC., Kelani Tyres PLC. , ACME PLC., Richard Pieris PLC. and multinational companies such as Noritake of Japan one of the world’s largest porcelain ware manufacturers, Ferrero of Luxembourg one of the world’s largest chocolate manufacturers, CEAT of India which is in a joint venture agreement for producing tyres with Kelani Tyres PLC of Sri Lanka.

He is qualified in ACCA U.K and CIMA U.K. He also holds an MBA from the Swiss Business School in Zurich Switzerland, a Higher Diploma in International Relations from the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies and a Diploma in Professional Diplomacy and World Affairs from the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute. He also holds a Master’s qualification from the Colombo University in Financial Economics.


Mr. Dushmantha Thotawatte

Mr Dushmantha Thotawatte was appointed to the Board of Directors with effect from 8 July 2022. Mr Thotawatte is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka with a Bachelor of Commerce (Special Degree) from the University of Sri Jayawardenepura & a Master in Financial Economics from the University of Colombo. He is an accomplished leader who has extensive experience in the field of Financial Management, Corporate Governance, Strategic Management, and Public Relations. He counts over 40 years of experience and possesses a successful track of holding positions such as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Internal Auditor in many state-owned enterprises and private organisations.