More gifts with Seylan ‘Avurudu Thanpathu’

April 08, 2014 (LBT) - Seylan Bank celebrates this month’s Sinhala and Tamil New Year with an exciting promotion and interesting gifts on offer to its thousands of customers and non-customers all over Sri Lanka.

In keeping with the traditional and age-old spirit of ganu-denu, Sri Lankans young and old, are invited to deposit in the ‘Seylan Avurudu Thanpathu’ deposits and ‘Seylan Tikiri’ accounts from 01st of April and walk away with gifts upfront. This promotion is operative until stocks last.

‘Seylan Avurudu Thanpathu’ is a specially designed 12 month term deposit and an ideal savings mechanism this forthcoming festive season. Every deposit of Rs. 50,000 or more brings with it a gift pack of four Seylan branded porcelain (Royal Fernwood) mugs in pleasing shades of red, yellow, pink and green.

Furthermore deposits between Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 19,999 into a Tikiri account offer its depositor a gift pack of three ‘Blocky Toys’. This is an ideal gift pack for children during these Avurudu holidays. They could enjoy making three types of vehicles with Blocky toys.

Similarly a Games Station TV Game is on offer to all Tikiri account holders who deposit Rs. 20,000 or above. All Seylan Tikiri account holders should be 15 years of age or below to avail themselves of these gifts. 

Commenting on this promotion, Deputy General Manager (Marketing) of the Seylan Bank Tilan Wijeyesekera said, “The Sinhala and Tamil New Year is one of those special times of the year when Sri Lankans are united by a common bond of deep tradition and joyous celebration. This is a national festival which embraces the people of this country irrespective of their ethnicities. The Sinhala and Tamil New Year is also a time for exchanging gifts and saving for the future. As the Bank with a Heart, we at Seylan Bank are delighted to be a part of this celebration and treat our valued customers across the country”.

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