Gabo Travels Group celebrates 35th anniversary

Published : 1:47 am  July 10, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,149 views  |  

The Gabo Travel Group celebrated its 35th anniversary recently with cocktails and dinner at The Kingsbury, Colombo – Pix by Krishan Ranasinghe  Read More →

World Volkswagen Day takes off from Taj Samudra Colombo

Published : 12:00 am  July 10, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  570 views  |  

The Volkswagen Beetle Owners’ Club was formed in 1997 by a group of enthusiasts who put together a team of “like-minded” owners with the intention of keeping the machine “up and running” for many years to come. The Club grew from strength to strength while the membership has exceeded over two hundred and fifty and the number continues to grow. This year, the Club has dedicated all its activities under the banner “Diamond Jubilee” as it was sixty years ago that the first consignments of VW Beetles were imported to the country which began the long term association with the brand that has carried on “defiantly” to-date. The World Volkswagen Day Celebration was held on the 7th of... 

Diamond Jubilee of Beetles celebrated in style at MLH

Published : 12:00 am  July 10, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  281 views  |  

The Volkswagen Beetle Owners Club (VBOC) held the ‘Bug Drive’ of jubilation to commemorate their diamond jubilee in partnership with the Mount Lavinia Hotel on 7 July. MLH has been in partnership with the VBOC for the third consecutive year to highlight the only car with an international significance and indeed a national day. The day was felicitated with 75 cars that took to the streets and ended the show and shine rally at the Mount Lavinia Hotel courtyard with the celebration at the Regency Pavilion. The flag-off was headed by Dr. Juergen Morhad – Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Sri Lanka and Patron of the VBOC Kapila Jayawardena. Continuing the celebrations, from 8... 

US Embassy commemorates 237th Independence Day in Colombo

Published : 12:38 am  July 9, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  926 views  |  
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To commemorate the 237th anniversary of the independence of the United States of America, the US Embassy in Colombo, with the presence of the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele J. Sison and Embassy staff, hosted a reception at the Hilton Colombo last week – Pix by Upul Abayasekara    Read More →

Sri Lanka Freight Forwarders Association AGM

Published : 12:44 am  July 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  970 views  |  
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The 32nd AGM of the Sri Lanka Freight Forwarders Association was held recently at the Hilton Colombo Residencies, followed by cocktails. - Pix by Sameera Wijesinghe    Read More →

Big draw for SEC Investment Day

Published : 12:41 am  July 8, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  1 Comment  |  352 views  |  
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A comprehensive and useful ‘Investment Day 2013’ organised by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was held on Saturday at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre  from 9  a.m. to 5  p.m.  Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa was the Chief Guest whilst Central Bank Governor Nivard Cabraal was the Guest of Honour on the invitation of SEC Chairman Dr. Nalaka Godahewa. SEC Commissioners, Officials of the CSE, representatives from broker companies, listed companies and margin providers were also present. ‘Investment Day 2013’ which drew over 7,500 people endeavoured to create awareness on the investment opportunities available in the capital market. The event assisted... 

Home and Lifestyle Fair

Published : 12:21 am  July 6, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  503 views  |  
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The Singer Home and You, Lifestyle Fair commenced yesterday at the BMICH. The exhibition concludes on Sunday (7 July). A massive range of household goods and appliances are on display for sale at reasonable prices - Pix by Kithsiri De Mel.    Read More →

Cyber security in the spotlight

Published : 12:01 am  July 5, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  624 views  |  
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Three back-to-back events for creating awareness on cyber security were successfully concluded last week in a joint initiative of the Daily FT and CICRA Consultancies Ltd., under the aegis of the US-based EC-Council, the world’s largest vendor-neutral cyber security education provider. The thrust on cyber security included a Leadership Forum over breakfast to CEOs, a full-day summit attended by over 250 persons and a first-of-its-kind Night Hack with live demonstrations. Here are some highlights – Pix by Daminda Harsha Perera and Upul Abayasekara  Read More →

ANC wins W. A. Wijewardena Challenge Trophy

Published : 12:00 am  July 3, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  680 views  |  
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The annual cricket encounter between BMS and American National College (ANC) for the W.A. Wijewardena Challenge Trophy was held at the Bloomfield Grounds recently. ANC won the trophy – Pix by Indraratne Balasuriya  Read More →

CIMA Business Leaders Summit 2013

Published : 12:00 am  July 3, 2013  |  Category: FT Click  |  Leave a Comment  |  728 views  |  

Bringing together business leaders from across the world, the CIMA Leaders Summit 2013 hosted a cocktail reception on Monday  following the inauguration of the two-day conference at Cinnamon Grand – Pix by Upul Abayasekara  Read More →

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