It was a significant and historic day on 4 November 2011 for the higher education sector of Sri Lanka. Imperial Institute of Higher Education (IIHE) being one of the pioneers in tertiary education institutes in the country officially opened its state-of-the-art campus premises in Colombo 4.
ESOFT Computer Studies signed up as the Educational Partner of Sri Lanka’s flagship ICT Expo Infotel 2011. Infotel 2011 will be held from 2 to 5 December at the BMICH. This event is organised by the Federation of Information Technology Industry of Sri Lanka (FITIS) in partnership with Ministry of Telecommunication and IT and ICTA. This will be the eleventh exhibition in the series and the first event after organisers decided to hold event annually.
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The Zahira College Colombo Social Welfare and Counselling Unit organised a public lecture on Reflection of the Past Glories of Zahira College and a Way Forward at the Abdul Gaffoor Hall recently.
Speaking on the occasion the Guest Speaker of the Jamiah Naleemiah Institute Director and distinguished old boy of the Zahira College Dr. M.A.M. Shukry said Zahira College is having a long history in Sri Lanka Muslims.
The Toastmasters Club of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka held its Installation Ceremony of Club Officers for 2011/2012 recently at the Institute’s auditorium.
The Chief Guest at the ceremony was Ceylinco Insurance (Life) PLC Director/ Chief Financial Officer Palitha Jayawardena and Guests of Honour were Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka Secretary/CEO Aruna Alwis and Toastmasters’ District 82 Governor, DTM M Z Saleem.
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Singer Homes, Sri Lanka’s novel concept store dealing in furniture for the modern home, recently relocated its Negombo showroom to a more convenient location at No. 96, St. Joseph Street, Negombo.
“Belgian companies need to invest more in Sri Lanka. The expanding growth opportunities in Sri Lanka, compared with the current global economic situation, should provide the impetus for forward-looking European companies to increase their exposure to the country,” said Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka.
In order to serve the people of Weeraketiya with convenient and comprehensive banking services, People’s Bank Weeraketiya service centre was recently relocated as a fully fledged branch under the patronage of Chamal Rajapaksa, the speaker of the parliament of Sri Lanka.
With the continuing surge in demand for Piaggio three-wheelers, Associated Motorways (Pvt) Limited (AMW) is taking steps to open new showrooms in all key towns in Sri Lanka for the convenience of customers who can inspect and purchase Piaggio three – Wheelers within the areas they reside in.
As part of this expansion drive, AMW has already ensured a presence by opening new Piaggio showrooms in the major towns of Kurunegala, Ratnapura, Avissawella, Kandy, Anuradhapura, Badulla, Ampara, Nuwara Eliya, Matara , Negambo and Batticaloa.
HNB the premier private sector commercial bank opened its 227th and 228th customer centres in Mullipothana and Muttur recently.