Accordingly, the National Savings Bank on behalf of the entire staff of the Bank, offered a financial aid from the entire funds allocated for the this year’s Vesak Bhakthi Gee programme and other related activities.
This donation was made to Archbishop of Colombo - His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith.
On behalf of the Bank, the Chairman - Mr. Jayraja Chandrasekera, GM/CEO - Mr. Dhammika Nihal Perera, President of the Buddhist Society of the Bank - Ms. Jeevani Gunasekera, President of the Christian Association of the Bank - Ms. Christeen Jesudian, DGM ( Marketing ) - Mr. Lal Karunathilake, Chief Welfare Manager - Mr. Ranjith Gunathilake and representations of all unions attended the event.
Briefly commenting on the occasion, Archbishop of Colombo - His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith stated that it was of paramount important to help the victims who have suffered economically and mentally due to this incident. The cardinal also appreciated the humanitarian assistance of the Bank .
Commenting on this occasion, Chairman of NSB Mr. Jayaraja Chandrasekera stated that with regard to inter religious and inter personal co-existence, the NSB has set a classic example and it was very important to unite for a proper cause, irrespective of our Race, Religion or Party Politics.