Business and Economics
Pan Asia Bank celebrates Valentine’s Day

Pan Asia Bank, an innovative Sri Lankan bank recently introduced yet another novel concept internally to enhance employee engagement coinciding with the Valentine’s Day.

The bank which boasts of a relatively young team of employees celebrated Valentine’s Day by conducting an internal competition based on popular reality show concept where a Valentine’s Day prince and a princess were chosen via a digital voting mechanism.

The option of nominating themselves or their colleagues was open to all employees of Pan Asia Bank and it saw over 65 contestants coming forward to compete for these titles.

Voting was kept open for 5 days and was available through Whatsapp and SMS platforms.

Huawei Nova 5T launched in new colour variant

Huawei, the innovative smartphone manufacturer, has introduced a new colour gradient of crush green to the current smartphone sensation, Huawei Nova 5T.

One of the latest additions and taking the Nova family by storm, Huawei Nova 5T, is now available in the eye-catching color gradient of Crush Green, alongside its existing colors Crush Blue, Midsummer Purple and Black.

The Huawei Nova 5T has a stunning feature of 3D effects on the flat surface of the back cover, giving the phone a trendy and cool appearance and transporting the user from inspiration to innovation. The most significantly pleasing feature to note in this smartphone is its unbelievable price for all the premium smartphone features that is offered to users.

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Expo Visa Services to provide free visa application services to Persons with Disabilities

In a bid to extend a practical helping hand to persons with disabilities, Expo Visa Services, a subsidiary of Expolanka Holdings reached out to the Specialized Training and Disability Resource Centre of Employers' Federation of Ceylon (EFC) to provide visa application services to persons with disabilities seeking foreign training opportunities. Accordingly, Expo Visa Services will provide all visa related services to persons with disabilities through EFC free of charge except for the visa processing fees charged by embassies.

“Visa application process to most countries requires a lot of complicated documentation, online submissions as well as in person visits to submit applications and collect visa. The entire process can be cumbersome to someone with disabilities. Hence, we wished to step forward to make life a little easier for them. We hope to provide them with hassle free services and offer all the necessary guidance to obtain visa for career advancement purposes,” commented Chanaka Rajaratne, Head of EVS.

Expo Visa Services will facilitate the entire visa application process from filling applications, documentation, collecting and delivering documents, embassy submission and accompanying applicants to their visa submissions where necessary. The Company will also provide other services such as attestation, translations and more importantly door to door services.

“At the moment, visa application is a stressful process to persons with disabilities. Lack of proper guidance is one of the main setbacks they face during the entire process.

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