Sri Lanka Insurance empowers Carlton Super Sevens Rugby Tournament 2012

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Sri Lanka Insurance has stepped forward yet again to power a spectacular sporting event in the country Carlton Super Sevens Rugby Tournament 2012 which aims at  inculcating the habit of sport among Sri Lankan youth and to elevate Sri Lankan Rugby beyond the local shores.

Carlton Super 7’s a brain child of PM Namal Rajapakse is organised for the fourth consecutive year by ‘Tharunyata Hetak’ the largest youth organization in Sri Lanka together with its sports wing CARLTON under the supervision of Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU), The Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) and the International Rugby Union.

Carlton7’s will bring together Youth from all corners of the country  under 10 teams representing the ten provinces of the country Uva Vipers, Southern Sharks, Northern Gladiators, Jaffna Challengers, Western Warriors, Eastern Eagles, North Central Typhoons, Sabaragamuwa Stallions, Central Kings . Each team will comprise of 2 International Players,2 A grade Sri Lankan Club Players, 1 under 21 school player. The Tournament will be played in two sessions.

Session 1 in Kandy Bogambara Grounds on the 26th & 27th of May and the 2nd session will be played on 2nd &3rd June at Police Park Grounds Colombo. The Key feature of the Tournament is that world renowned Rugby Players will be playing together with local players sharing their experiences and talent, which will no doubt contribute to moulding Sri Lankan Rugby players to enter the International Rugby Arena.

Sri Lanka Insurance, Nation’s Largest & Strongest Insurer always strives to uplift and enhance the environment within which it operates and strongly consider in its contribution towards developing a future generation of holistic individuals with sound personalities. As Such believes that sport play a main role in developing a Child physically, mentally and emotionally to become healthy well rounded adults. Carlton 7’s project will instil in children’s minds the right values while encouraging teamwork and a positive outlook.

Sri Lanka Insurance, the largest government owned composite insurance provider in   Sri Lanka is the first insurance company to have been assigned a global rating for financial stability AA (lka) from FitchRatings, London which is an assurance of the company’s long term financial sustainability.  Sri Lanka Insurance is the only insurer who was awarded RAM Ratings AAA for its ‘long term claim paying ability’, which further affirms the corporation’s capacity to meet financial obligations to policyholders. The Corporation has also been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification for correct governing and operational procedures in line with accepted global standards.