Lanka ORIX Finance PLC (LOFC) expanded its footprint in the Northern and Eastern region of the country, when it opened its latest branches in Mannar and Mullaitivu recently.LOFC opened these new branches in light of the increasing demand for financial products and services arising from this region. Earlier this year, LOFC opened several branches in Nelliady, Chunnakkam, Chavakachcheri and a dedicated Al- Falaah Islamic Business Unit in Akkaraipattu.The new branches in Mannar and Mulaitivuwere ceremonially opened by Mr. Ashan Nissanka, Chief Officer – Branch Network. Members of the senior management team, staff members as well as customers took part in the ceremonial activities of this event.Speaking about LOFC’s growing footprint in the N&E, Mr. Ashan Nissanka said, “Our diverse financial products, such as Savings and Deposits, Finance Leasing and Hire Purchases, NRFC and RFC, Working Capital and Shari’ah Compliant Islamic Financial Services,are allaimed at helpingMicro and SME entrepreneurs of this region to rebuild and achieve their economic aspirations.In their efforts towards achieving economic empowerment, LOFC has become theirmost sought-after financial partner,who reaches out to them in their hour of need, by providing affordable and convenient financial services tailored to their specific needs.” He concluded.The new branches are located at No. 116, Ward No. 04, Mannar and PWD Road, Main Road, Mullaitivu.