Payment and Settlements Department of Central Bank of Sri Lanka advises to general public to use payment card as much as possible; to avoid many problems such as shortage of coins, hassle to use cash, inconvenience to carry cash, not receiving change money, fear of cash being stolen.
The Payment cards can be issued only by institutions licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to issue payment cards. Currently 16 million payment cards are in use 60 million transactions take place annually using payment cards. Contact your bank for more details about the payment cards.
For more details contact to Payments and Settlements Department, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, #30, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01.
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