Banking Move

Sri Lankan Police forming a human chain in parliament to protect the Speaker and enable a vote.

Sep 07, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Cargills is to get into banking with central bank approval being received to set up Cargills Agriculture and Commercial Bank, a stock exchange filing said. It said the application for a banking license had been made jointly by Cargills and its parent C T Holdings, formerly known as the Ceylon Theatres group, who are the joint promoters of the new bank.

The filing said Cargills had got provisional approval from the bank supervision department of the central bank to set up the bank.