Island Branch

Feb 18, 2014 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s state-run Bank of Ceylon, the island’s largest bank by assets said it had opened a branch in Seychelles. Bank of Cetlon Assistant General Manager Ranjith Haputhanthri is country head for Seychelles.

The bank said it wants to expand into other emerging markets.

The bank already has branches in Chennai, Male and London.

Seychelles Vice-President Danny Faure, Finance Minister Pierre Laporte and the Bank of Ceylon General Manager D.M Gunasekara had opened the branch with the Governor of the Central Bank of Seychelles Caroline Abel also attending.