HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) is the proud sponsor of the Sri Lanka Deaf Cricket Team for the 3rd Asia Deaf Cricket Cup which is currently being held in Hyderabad, India. The Sri Lanka Deaf Cricket Team owned the runners up title at the 2nd Asia Deaf Cricket Cup tournament which was held in 2012. The team consists of members from various parts of the island and has been trained under the guidance of the Head Coach, Jayalath Aponso.
Sharing thoughts on the sponsorship, Deepthi Lokuarachchi, Chief Executive Officer of HNBA and its fully owned subsidiary HNB General Insurance Limited (HNBGI) stated that this is a great opportunity to showcase the true Sri Lankan winning spirit in an international arena and HNBA is humbled by the opportunity to support such a team with a conquering spirit and the Company firmly believes in supporting and uplifting such individuals and teams. As part of the Company’s corporate stewardship, each year the Company pays great emphasis on several categories such as arts and culture, education, sports, providing purified drinking water facilities as well as conserving the environment and ensures that the Company becomes a part of worthy causes in supporting and uplifting lives of communities scattered across the country.
Speaking further, Lokuarachchi added “contemporary business practices in today’s context is centred on fulfilling corporate social responsibility and HNBA seizes every opportunity and ensures that the HNBA brand name is portrayed through causes which reflects the true human spirit.