'Central Bank Comes to You…' Open Day Programme conducted by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) will conduct its first Open Day Programme “Central Bank Comes to You…” at the CBSL Regional Office Matale, at No. 805, Trincomalee Street, Mandandawala, Matale on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th May 2017 from 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.

The purpose of the programme is to enable the General Public to access services provided by the CBSL, such as services relating to EPF , exchange of damaged currency notes and issue of coins, currency museum, sale of CBSL publications, SMI loan schemes etc. and to interact with the Governor and senior management of the CBSL.

Sessions will be held on issues concerning exchange control regulations, pyramid schemes, unauthorized financial businesses, microfinance companies etc.

The services of the Credit Information Bureau (CRIB) and Credit Counseling Centre will be available. There will be stalls by licensed banks and SMI entrepreneurs assisted by the CBSL Regional Office Matale will market their products.

In addition, the CBSL will conduct educational programmes for A- Level students studying Economics in Sinhala and Tamil medium and awareness programmes on CBSL functions including sessions on financial literacy, microfinance regulations, detection of counterfeit currency notes, public debt management etc.


Published Date: 

Thursday, May 4, 2017