‘Collate 2014’: In praise of print

Published : 12:00 am  October 15, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  1 Comment  |  1,091 views  |  
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The Sri Lanka Association of Printers hosted the ‘Collate 2014’ print exhibition and awards night recently at The Kingsbury Hotel – Pix by Upul Abayasekara    Read More →


Sri Lankan-German Street Festival comes alive for diamond jubilee

Published : 12:00 am  October 14, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  805 views  |  
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As part of celebrations of the diamond jubilee of diplomatic ties, a colourful and entertaining Sri Lankan-German Street festival was held recently at the Green Path, Colombo 7. The festival included a parade of vintage cars, performances by German brass band ‘Talking Horns,’ football, puppet theatre, fashion show and street theatre and an interactive display of German partner organisations in Sri Lanka. Colombo Mayor M.J.M. Muzzamil and Ambassador Dr. Juergen Mohard officiated at the event which saw participation from several schools and private sector companies as well as German citizens and Sri Lankans    Read More →


Techno 2013 at BMICH

Published : 12:00 am  October 12, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  688 views  |  
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Techno 2013, showcasing the latest technology and engineering in the country, is being held at the BMICH from 11 to 13 October. The event, organised by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, is being held for the 28th consecutive year – Pix by Kithsiri de Mel     Read More →


AAT celebrates 25 years

Published : 12:02 am  October 11, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,659 views  |  
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The Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AAT) celebrated 25 years of creating quality accounting professionals, with a gala celebration and felicitation ceremony at Waters Edge, Battaramulla on 9 October 2013 – Pix by Upul Abayasekara  Read More →


Closing dinner of Insurance Congress of Developing Countries

Published : 12:00 am  October 10, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  671 views  |  
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The closing dinner of the 17th Insurance Congress of Developing Countries was held at the Kingsbury on Tuesday, organised by the President and the Executive Committee of the Insurance Association of Sri Lanka    Read More →


APB Sri Lanka 25th Anniversary Convention inauguration

Published : 1:11 am  October 9, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,221 views  |  
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The inauguration of the 25th Anniversary Convention of the Association of Professional Bankers (APB) Sri Lanka themed ‘Beyond Growth – A Formula for Success’ was held last evening at The Kingsbury Hotel. Following the speeches by Reserve Bank of India former Governor Dr. Drvvuri Subbarao and CBSL Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal, members of the first council of APB were felicitated and an award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Banking Industry’ was made. Our photojournalist Upul Abayasekara captured the following moments  Read More →


Brainstorming upcoming 2014 Budget over breakfast!

Published : 12:50 am  October 9, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  893 views  |  
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The Daily FT-MBA Alumni Association, University of Colombo jointly organised pre-2014 Budget Forum preceded by breakfast was successfully held for the third consecutive year yesterday at the Hilton Residencies with the participation of a host of business leaders and officials from the Ministry of Finance. Strategic Partner for the event was the Standard Chartered Bank whilst the Creative Partner was Phoenix Ogilvy – Pix by Daminda Harsha Perera and Upul Abayasekara  Read More →


HSBC CFW – Day two

Published : 12:00 am  October 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,081 views  |  
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Day two of HSBC Colombo Fashion Week Resort Wear Show was held at the Lighthouse Hotel Galle on Sunday with models showcasing designs of nine designers. With the mighty sea as the backdrop, the show kicked off with the acclaimed designer Bibi Russell showcasing a simple and chic collection of blacks and whites with Lankan born Sonali closing the show with a brilliantly colourful and fun collection as the grand finale. This is the second Resort Wear Show by HSBC CFW and aims at giving local designers a competitive edge in designing fashion that they are most comfortable in, with a long term vision of making Sri Lanka a hub for resort wear fashion. Pix by Upul Abayasekera    Read More →


HSBC CFW Resort Wear Show: Day 1

Published : 12:00 am  October 7, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,021 views  |  
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The two-day HSBC Colombo Fashion Week Resort Wear Show came to an end last night after hours of exciting and inspiring fashion by Sri Lanka’s very own talented designers as well as two highly-acclaimed international designers – Bibi Russell and Jason and Anshu. The Daily FT brings to you Day 1 of the fashion show held at the historic Galle Fort on Saturday, infusing old charm with contemporary design and trends in today’s edition. Kicking off the resort wear show with Colombo Jewellery Stores launching a special limited edition collection ‘Cock-a-doodle-do’ and the TAG Heuer watches, the evening unveiled some interesting designs and beautiful fashion amidst great music and high spirits.... 


NCE recognises most outstanding and best innovative exporters for 2012

Published : 12:05 am  October 4, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  864 views  |  
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The 21st NCE export awards for 2012, was held at Hilton Grand Ballroom on 20 September. The National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE) recognised and awarded Gold trophies to Most Outstanding Exporters sector-wise and recognised Best Innovative Exporters as well. Dr. P. B. Jayasundera Secretary to the Treasury, Ministry of Finance & Planning and the Ministry of Economic Development was the Chief Guest and Anura Siriwardena Secretary to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce was the Guest of Honour at the ceremony. Pix by Upul Abayasekara  Read More →


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