Sujeewa Rajapakse, Chairman of People’s Bank and Minister Dr Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe exchange the MoU in the presence of other officials.
People’s Bank implemented a payment acceptance solution for the Ministry of Justice. The Memo r a n d um of Understanding was signed by Wasantha Perera, Secretary to the ministry, and Clive Fonseka, CEO/GM of People’s Bank. Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, said, “We have ambitious plans to leverage the latest technology to offer maximum convenience to the public when they interact with the judicial system. This collaboration with People’s Bank is a testament to that commitment, and we have several similar initiatives that we hope to implement soon. We also plan to introduce a redesigned court space to offer greater comfort to witnesses.”
Sujeewa Rajapakse, Chairman of People’s Bank said, “Government institutions adopting the latest technology such as these have enabled citizens to experience a higher level of convenience when interacting with government services. The availability of payment options has led to shorter queues at physical payment centers, reducing wait times and enhancing overall service satisfaction. The success of People’s Bank’s collaborative effort with government entities serves as a model for future partnerships and exemplifies the potential of synergy between financial institutions and the public sector.”
Wasantha Perera, Ministry Secretary, stated, “After implementing POS machines at courts to enable the public to make payments via credit and debit cards, there are plans underway to enable online payments and QR code payment facil ities for greater convenience of the public. This collaborative effort between Peoples Bank and the Ministry will ensure a more efficient fund management, encouraging citizens to fulfill their financial obligations promptly”.
Clive Fonseka, CEO/GM of People’s Bank, said, “Peoples Bank, known for its innovative digital banking solutions, has embarked on a mission to transform how government manages payments. By leveraging its expertise in financial technology, the bank has joined forces with multiple government entities to establish fast, secure, and user-friendly payment acceptance systems. This is yet another example of that drive which aims to enable citizens to conveniently pay taxes, fines, fees, and other payments using multiple payment methods”.