The Central Bank together with LankaClear Ltd., ( LCPL) achieved a significant milestone in the country‚Äôs payment landscape by launching the National Card Scheme (NCS). 

NCS, will be operated by LCPL in partnership with the international payment card operator JCB International of Japan. Initially, a debit card will be issued under this card scheme. 

Additionally, the NCS cards will be accepted across over 4,800 ATMs Island wide connected to LankaPay network to facilitate cash withdrawals.

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