The launch of business activities at Sri Lanka Insurance (SLI) for the New Year took place on Monday, January 2.
Minister of Public Enterprise Development Kabir Hashim, Deputy Minister of Public Enterprise Development Eran Wickremaratne and the Joint Managing Directors
T.M.R. Bangsa Jayah and Aruna Siriwardena were also present.
Following religious observances performed by leaders of all four religions, the Joint Managing Directors addressing the staff called on them to perform even better this year.
Minister Hashim described the contribution made by Sri Lanka Insurance to the development of the country during the year as one of the biggest among state institutions.
“The Government lays emphasis, not only on investing in physical infrastructure, but also on investing in the social infrastructure by improving human capital.
The budget proposals were also designed with these goals in mind. Everyone at SLI should be justifiably proud of this contribution,” he said. The event also coincided with the 55th anniversary of Sri Lanka Insurance, which had been set up in 1962, and a cake was cut to mark the occasion.
Sri Lanka Insurance with over five decades of service to the nation has one of the most experienced technical knowledge bases in the country’s insurance industry.
It is one of the first insurance companies to have been assigned a global rating for financial stability AA (lka) from Fitch Ratings.
The company has also been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification for correct governing and operational procedures in line with accepted global standards.