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Introducing a Special Deposit Account to Support the National Effort to Manage the Challenges Faced due to COVID-19 Outbreak

The Government of Sri Lanka in consultation with the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has introduced a Special Deposit Account (SDA) with the view to seek assistance for the national effort to overcome the effects of COVID-19 outbreak in the country.


Press Release by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on the introduction of this Special Deposit Account (SDA) is at Annex 1


Main Features of the Proposed Special Deposit Account – Pls refer to Annex 2


Contact details of banks to obtain information on Special Deposit Accounts at Annex 3


Bank wise Interest Rates (in per cent per annum) offered for Special Deposit Accounts (SDAs) as at 11.05.2020 at Annex 4

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