The BoC also sold a ‘Hanikata Dinuma’ savings certificate to the President which was newly introduced by the bank for the festive season.
The savings certificates come with a value of Rs. 5,000, Rs. 10,000, Rs. 25,000, Rs. 50,000 and Rs, 100,000 and it receives a nine per cent annual interest.
In addition, every customer who gets a savings certificate will have a chance of winning valuable prices such as motor cars, hi-fi set-ups, mobile phones and much more.
With the successful introduction of this savings certificate, the BoC has aimed at cultivating the savings habit in Sri Lankan citizens.