Bank of Sierra Leone
Our vision, Mission and Core Values
To be a world-class model central bank focused on its core objectives with a highly qualified and motivated staff that has access to the state-of-the-art technology.
To maintain price stability that is conducive to the attainment of financial and macroeconomic stability conducive to a balanced and sustainable growth of the national economy of Tanzania.
Bank of Sierra Leone notes are printed in various colours with different designs on both the front and the back. Although the bank experimented with colour, new designs and printing techniques, its notes remain essentially the same throughout and have similar dimensions.
Sierra Leonean figures have been depicted on the front of notes of all series. The character chosen has to have made an indisputable contribution to the Sierra Leonean history.
Sierra Leone Government Securities
TREASURY BEARER BONDS
National Payment System
The National Payment System, a modernization project was launched in October 2002, to provide an efficient customer centered payment system designed to meet the payment needs of the country.
Limitations of the current Method of Payment
The current methods of payment in Sierra Leone have various shortcomings such as delays in settlement periods, high costs, and risk of fraud. The most common instruments that characterize these payment methods are cash, cheques, and to a limited extent electronic payments.