Friday, 11 July 2014 - 15:07
Seylan gifts 'Tikiri Accounts' to Kegalle quintuplets
Dilini Rasangi Shyamini, a 29 year old mother from Hettimulla in Kegalle made national news when she gave birth to Sri Lanka’s second set of quintuplets at the Peradeniya Teaching Hospital in the early hours of Thursday 02 July.
The father of the two boys and three girls, Shilantha Wijepala, is an executive officer in the mercantile sector.
In keeping with its national drive to both help and encourage the children of Sri Lanka to save, Seylan Bank was the first bank to present the mother of the infants with five free SeylanTikiri accounts worth Rs. 50,000/- soon after their birth.
The presentation was made by the Malith Kumarage, Senior Manager, Seylan Bank Kandy branch to the father of the infants.
“We are happy to be the first bank to give these infants a start in life. Theirs will be a long journey in the years to come and SeylanTikiri will be with them along every step of the way. As the Bank that is always in the forefront of children’s savings, we’re honored to offer these infants the best opportunity to save when they grow up”, said Seylan Bank’s Deputy General Manager, Marketing TilanWijeyesekera.
Launched way back in 1992, SeylanTikiri is Sri Lanka’s the most popular and favorite minor savings account. It is also the most interactive and rewarding minors’ savings account scheme in Sri Lanka today.
Over the past 22 years, SeylanTikiri has brought thousands of children from all parts of Sri Lanka into its fold and has rapidly grown to become a popular household name in the country.