Western Union delegates recently paid a visit to People’s Bank, Wellawatta Branch, during their official visit to Sri Lanka on September 27. During this visit, they had the opportunity to meet some of the regular Western Union customers at the branch.
This visit underscores the ongoing commitment of both People’s Bank and Western Union to serve Sri Lankan communities by enabling fast, reliable, and convenient money transfers. The collaboration between People’s Bank and Western Union continues to play a pivotal role in supporting individuals and families who rely on remittances, further strengthening the economic ties between Sri Lanka and the rest of the world.
The esteemed Western Union delegation included: Jean Claude Farah, President, Middle East and Asia Pacific; Gaurav Yadava, Country Director, India and South Asia; S.S. Ramanathan, Senior Country Manager, South Asia; and Praveen Nanayakkara, Associate, Operations Support.
People’s Bank has a longstanding partnership with Western Union, having become a sub-agent in 2001 and Principal Agent in 2006. Over the years, People’s Bank has consistently worked towards providing exceptional customer service when facilitating inward remittances, which in turn, has contributed to the country’s economy.
In attendance at the event were Rohan Pathirage, Senior Deputy General Manager (OCS), Aruni Liyanagunawardana, Assistant General Manager (OCS), Renuka Arunasalam, Chief Manager (OCS), and Subhashini Attygalle, Assistant Regional Manager – Colombo South Region, along with the dedicated Manager and staff of the Wellawatta Branch.