MMBL opens its new Western Union branch at Panadura

21 Aug


MMBL Money Transfer (Pvt) Ltd, the Principal Representative for Western Union in Sri Lanka opened their fifth MMBL Money Master branch at Cross Street, Panadura on 14th August 2014.

Mr.Dinesh Mendis, Director Aitken Spence Group Ltd. and Managing Director of MMBL Money Transfer (Pvt.) Ltd. said at the opening of the branch “The mission of the MMBL is to facilitate right next door access to our customers who receive essential money through Western Union from family and loved ones working and living overseas. This new MMBL Money Master branch in Panadura will be open 365 days from 8.30am to 7pm to bring a fast, safe and convenient service to our customers.”

MMBL Money Transfer (Pvt) Ltd, a joint venture company of Aitken Spence PLC and Mercantile Merchant Bank Ltd., is one of Sri Lanka’s leading international money transfer service providers offering Sri Lankans access to Western Union® Money TransferSM services and connecting to a global network of more than 489,000 Western Union® Agent locations in over 200 countries and territories1. MMBL is the oldest principal agent for Western Union Money Transfer in Sri Lanka since 1995 as the largest agent in the country in terms of network with 2600+ locations and business volumes. The MMBL network comprises commercial and development banks, co-operative rural banks, financial institutions and retail outlets.

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services. Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. The Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded services are offered through a combined network of approximately 485,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories. In 2010, The Western Union Company completed 214 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $76 billion of principal between consumers, and 405 million business payments. For more information, visit


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