Oct 21, 2013 (LBO) – Sri Lanka-based Commercial Bank of Ceylon, the island’s largest private lender by assets, said its unit in Bangladesh has launched an internet banking service. Commercial Bank customers in Bangladesh will be able to pay Grameen Phone Company bills and school fees.
“Bangladesh has a rapidly growing customer segment that will greatly appreciate an on-line banking service of this quality,” Commercial Bank’s assistant general manager, operations Palitha Perera said in a statement.
“The extension of this extremely convenient and secure channel for banking to our customers in that country reflects Commercial Bank’s commitment to ensure that they receive the same facilities that are enjoyed by the Bank’s customers in Sri Lanka.
“The new on-line banking platform is on par with that of most leading global banks, and reflects our leadership in offering meaningful high technology solutions.”
Commercial Bank operates a network of 18 branches and service points in Bangladesh.
In Sri Lanka the bank’s online banking services offers bill payment facilities to utilities, credit cards, insurance and schools. Customers can also use the facility fo