CBSL ready to play constructive role in Samurdhi – CBSL Governor

CBSL ready to play constructive role in Samurdhi – CBSL Governor

Written by Ramesh Irugalbandara

12 May, 2018 | 2:43 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – During the recent May day rally of the UNP, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe claimed that the Samurdhi banks would be brought under the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL). Journalist questioned CBSL Governor Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswamy in this regard.

The Governor noted that this is something that should be done following a comprehensive study of the current systems in place. However, he did highlight that there are concerns regarding the regulation of the Samurdhi banks and that this needs to be worked out

Dr. Coomaraswamy noted that the CBSL can play a very constructive role in helping to develop the regulations and guidelines of the Samurdhi bank adding that they would also be able to train the staff of these banks.

 

 


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