Chamber Academy hosts webinar on digital payments | Sunday Observer

Chamber Academy hosts webinar on digital payments

30 August, 2020

The Chamber Academy of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Facebook conducted an informative webinar on Digital Payments last week.

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) declared 2020 as the Year of Digital Transactions. However, with the impact of Covid-19, this theme is even more relevant as businesses are now adopting more digital models for survival and growth.

The panel discussion focussed on how digital payments can be further facilitated, how it can be integrated into systems, enhancing the role of digital wallets and how SMEs can grow in this payment ecosystem.

The panel included Director Payments and Settlements of CBSL, D. Kumaratunge, CEO, Lanka Clear, Channa de Silva, Legal Director of ICTA, Jayantha Fernando, Public Policy Manager, Sri Lanka, Senura Abeywardena. The session was moderated by MD and CEO, Cargills Bank, Rajendra Theagarajah.