NDB adjudged ‘Best Bank’
The Global Finance magazine of USA has picked National Development
Bank PLC as the ‘Best Bank in Sri Lanka’, under the Emerging Market
Banks’ awards in Asia Pacific 2015.
Chief Executive Officer, NDB, Rajendra Theagarajah said, “We are
delighted and honoured to be picked the ‘Best Bank in Sri Lanka’. Given
the prestige and worldwide acceptance commanded by the Global Finance
Magazine, this is an honour of the highest form. The ‘Best bank in Sri
Lanka’ award places NDB among the company of top performing banks in the
This is the twenty-second year that the magazine has selected top
banking performers in emerging markets.
Etisalat introduces VIP numbers
Etisalat Lanka has introduced VIP numbers to aid corporate clients,
entrepreneurs and executives alike to set themselves apart amidst the
chaotic business environment.
An Etisalat VIP number can be activated with a newly purchased
post-pay voice package.
The effortless retrieval of contact numbers brought by Etisalat’s VIP
offer is attributed to the unique number formats such as '072 0123123'
and '072 5544911' which can be chosen to fit the preferences of the
customer from over a range of 100,000 distinct numbers.
CCC seminar on investments
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) will hold a seminar on ‘Policies
in Place: Bring in the Investments’ which will discuss the government's
drive to attract Foreign Direct Investments to the country at the
Chamber auditorium at 3 pm on Friday.
Top government officials in charge of the subject will discuss how
the current political situation, governance, transparency and rule of
law will help drive investments.
NCCSL seminar on labour regulations
The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) will hold a
half-day seminar on 'Labour Laws and Employment' in Sinhala on Thursday
from 9 am to 1.30 pm at the National Chamber auditorium, D.R.
Wijewardene Mawatha, Colombo 10.
The seminar will cover the topics of employment in terms of the Shop
and Office Employees’ Act (hours of work, overtime, holidays, annual
holidays, maternity leave and benefits, payment of remuneration and
deductions, letter of appointment, disciplinary action and disciplinary
procedure in the private sector, contract of employment and the law
relating to termination of employment).
Douglas and Sons fetes top dealers
The auto parts division of Douglas and Sons (Pvt) Ltd, (DSL) held its
annual awards ceremony, 'DSL Red Carpet 2015' recently. Over 1,000
people representing the company's dealers and foreign principles from
countries such as Japan, India, Thailand, Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore and
China were present. Having held this event in previous years, in
countries such as Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore, 2015 marked the
first time in five years that DSL ventured to hold this awards ceremony
in Sri Lanka. Apart from district best dealers and best performers in
individual product brands, the top 24 dealers islandwide were presented
certificates and trophies. All winners were selected based on their
sales performance during last year. Conducted under the theme 'Around
the World', the awards ceremony provided a night of glamour and
camaraderie for the participants.
Ceylinco Life produces record 41 MDRT qualifiers
Ceylinco Life has set a new record in sales achievement, with 41 of
the company's sales team qualifying for membership of the Million Dollar
Round Table (MDRT) this year. This is the highest number of MDRT
qualifiers produced by Ceylinco Life in a single year. Of the 41
qualifiers, Mrs. R. S. Panagoda, received the prestigious Court of the
Table (COT) membership, company sources said. The 2015 meeting of the
MDRT will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, from June 14-17 and
will be attended by over 8,500 elite life insurance and financial
professionals from over 50 countries.