CAB to hold Interbank Quiz Competition on 26 April
Thursday, 24 April 2014 00:00
The 22nd annual Interbank Quiz Competition organised by the Clearing Association of Bankers (CAB) will be held on 26 April from 4:30 p.m. onwards at the Grand Ballroom, Galadari Hotel, Colombo.
The competition which is open for all commercial, development and savings banks, has already received an overwhelming response with over 35 teams including defending champions Sampath Bank and last year runners-up HNB teams .
The Interbank Quiz is both competitive and a lot of fun. The objectives of this annual event are to foster the rapport among the bankers, encourage interbank fellowship and impart knowledge on varied subjects such as current affairs, law relating to banking and finance, international trade, sports, entertainment, etc. As in the past years, the Quiz Master will be Ravi Molligoda.
One should also be keen to know how the Inter Bank Quiz will be worked out. Each team should comprise five members who shall together face the Quiz Master and there will be five such rounds on the given subjects and each round will have 10 questions.
The Clearing Association of Bankers (CAB) is an association formed by staff of cheque clearing departments of all commercial banks in Sri Lanka, the National Clearing House, Lanka Clear Ltd. and the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
CAB was formed with the objective of enhancing the knowledge of bankers as well as to promote the goodwill, understanding and fellowship among bankers engaged in clearing and to acquire the cutting edge technology in the world with regard to Clearing for member banks. The association has been able to fulfil these objectives with many activities performed island wide with a large participation.
The CAB currently constitutes more than 400 life members from the banking fraternity and the incumbent President is People’s Bank Manager - IT Upul de Silva. The Association has been striving hard to make the quiz popular and the most sought after annual event of the banking fraternity.
The Principal Sponsor of the event is Deutsche Bank and the other co-sponsors are Pronto Lanka Ltd. - Official Courier & Logistics Provider, Metropolitan Office Ltd. - Official Image Capturing Solutions Partner, BC Computers Ltd - Official Payment Solutions Partner, DailyFT- Official Print Media Partner, and ITN Sri Lanka- Official Electronic Media Partner.