Acceptance of LANKAQR at Expressway Toll Gates Facilitated by Road Development Authority with Nations Trust Bank via FriMi in CBSL’s Nationwide LANKAQR Rollout


The LANKAQR “ජනගතකරණය” – a nationwide rollout programme initiated by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) – was launched on the 25th of October 2021 at the CBSL premises. The campaign aims to boost digital payments across the country and support the National Digital Roadmap.

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As a key initiative of the rollout programme, the acceptance of contactless LANKAQR payments at Manual Toll Collection (MTC) gates on the expressway was facilitated by the CBSL and Nations Trust Bank through FriMi in partnership with the Road Development Authority (RDA).


Left to right: Director of Payments and Settlements Department of the CBSL – Mr.  D. Kumaratunge, Secretary of Ministry of Roads & Highways – Mr. R.W.R Premasiri, Governor of the CBSL – Mr. Nivard Cabraal, Hon. Minister of Sports, Digital Technology and Entrepreneur Development – Mr. Namal Rajapaksa, Hon. Minister of Highways and Chief Government Whip – Mr. Johnston Fernando, Chairman of the Road Development Authority – Mr. C. Athaluwage, CEO and Director of Nations Trust Bank – Mr. Priyantha Talwatte


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