People’s Bank and Kandy Municipal Council has joined hands to conveniently allow citizens residing within the Council limits to pay their water bills using the LANKAQR network. This program was launched at an event held at the Kandy Municipal Council with Ranjith Kodituwakku,Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, People’s Bank, and Amila Navaratne, Kandy Municipal Commissioner. The Central Bank introduced the LANKAQR payment system intending to make cashless transactions faster, more secure, and less costly for people by enabling payments via their mobile phones. Customers can scan a LankaQR code with their smartphone and make payments directly from their accounts using the People’s Pay wallet App.
Mahinda Premanath, DGM, Channel Management, Buddhika Ranatungage, Regional Manager, Kandy, both of People’s Bank, A.P.H. Mahanama, Chief Accountant, Kandy Municipal Council together with Assistant Accountants, Thissa Tennakoon, Anusha Alahakoon , Kumari Dayananda, Kandy Assistant Regional Managers, and Chamani Wickramaratne, Senkadagala Branch Manager, all of People’s Bank, were also present at the event.