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Bank commemorative stamp presented to President

Aug 27, 2010 12:50:27 PM - itnnews.lk

The commemorative stamp issued to mark the Diamond Jubilee of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been presented to President Rajapaksa.

The Central Bank was launched in August 1950 paving the way for a systematic financial administrative service within the island. Since then, the Bank has fulfilled its responsibilities nationally as well as internationally. The Commemorative Stamp and First Day Cover designed to mark the Anniversary celebrations were presented to the President at Temple Trees today. Minister Jeevan Kumaratunge handed it over the President. It was Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabral who presentd the Commemorative Souvenir giving details of significant events during its 60-year period of operations. Minister Athauda Seneviratne, and Deputy Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera were among those present.