, National Development Bank Commercial and Seylan (non Voting) .
The launch was commemorated with a special ceremony attended by top officials from ICCSL and HNB
Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne, HNB
Head of Cards, Roshantha Jayatunge together with Shanil Fernando, Hon.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare unveiled a set of smoking deterrence measures, Monday, to replace the current graphic warnings with more "disturbing" ones and providing facts, intended to increase their effectiveness in preventing nicotine consumption including HNB
Senior representatives from DIMO and HNB
were on hand to sign a new agreement, including HNB
Managing Director/CEO, Jonathan Alles, HNB
DGM Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne, HNB
Head of Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama and HNB
Senior Manager Leasing, Niluka Amarasinghe, together with DIMO Chairman & Managing Director Ranjith Pandithage, DIMO Executive Director, Vijitha Bandara and DIMO Chief Operating Officer, Viranga Wickramaratne.
With the two overseas tobacco giants intensifying their e-cigarette market share here, KT and G, the nation's leading tobacco player, last month released its own HNB
device, lil, which stands for "a little is a lot." The phrase means the device emits little smoke and smell, but still has a rich flavor.
's National Long-Term Rating is used as the anchor rating for this instrument because the rating reflects the bank's standalone financial strength and best indicates the risk of the bank becoming non-viable.
has been the first private sector bank in the country with a long history of vibrant engagements with SMEs and entrepreneurs across the country.
The sales of HNB
cigarettes from January to March recorded 92 million packs, jumping by 33.6 percent from a year earlier.
The affirmation of HNB
's IDRs and National Ratings is driven by its Support Rating (SR) and Support Rating Floor (SRF), which reflect Fitch's belief of an extremely high probability of support from the state, given its systemic importance and close ties with the Taiwan government.
Philip Morris, maker of Marlboro cigarettes, was first to start selling HNB
products in Japan in 2014.
's extended legacy of facilitating growth and development in the MSME sector, we are conscious of the immense potential and vital need for access to finance.
There is significant pressure on the council's High Needs Block (HNB
) budget which funds the residential provision.