People’s Bank steps in to help family of a deceased Army officer in commemoration of its 60thanniversary

People’s Bank has always taken a lead role in assisting in the development of the nation and its people. In commemoration of it’s 60th anniversary, People’s Bank joined hands with the Gamunu watch of Rathnapura, Kuruwita Regimental Centre of the Sri Lanka Army to assist the grief stricken family of a retired and deceased Officer of the Sri Lanka Army by offering financial assistance to complete the construction of their house in Udawela, Opanayake, Pelmadulla.The late Officer’s family consists of his wife who has been diagnosed with cancer and 3 young daughters who lived in a small dilapidated and incomplete house.

Upon the request of Brigadier Roshan Jayamanna, Centre Commandant of the Gamunu watch at the Rathnapura, Kuruwita Regimental Centre, People’s Bank and People’s Bank Ratnapura Buddhist Society offered financial assistance to the late Officer’s family. The Staff of the Ratnapura Regional of People’s Bank collected approximately a sum of Rs. 700,000 internally for this cause.

The labour force who dedicated their efforts to complete the construction of the house was provided by the Gamunu watch, and they not only completed the construction of the house but fully furnished it as well.

Major General W.G.H.A.S Bandara, Colonel Commandant of Gamunu Watch, Brigadier Roshan Jayamanna, of the Centre Commandant Gamunu watch at the Rathnapura, Kuruwita Regimental Centre, Nalin Perera, People’s Bank Ratnapura Regional Manager were present at the event.


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