Business and Economics
Cooltech Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd 25 Year Excellence Celebration

Not only is this awesome achievement worth celebrating, yet this extraordinary milestone serves an excellent opportunity to share their incredible success story with all stakeholders including us of the fourth estate. Happy Business Birthday to You..!

Naturally intrigued by the rumours of a grand celebration, I too was interested in knowing and sharing my findings with my readers, so I made a beeline from office to meet and talk to the Air- conditioning Genius an undisputed authority in his chosen sphere of expertise guiding the the destiny of a “cool techie” empire.

Welcoming me with a warm broad grin, COOLTECH Engineering Services (Pvt) Limited’s Managing Director, DilrukNiranjanPerera started an hour-long dialogue, I felt was most interesting and inspiring,


Sampath Bank partners Singer Lifestyle Fiesta

Continuing to support events that add value to consumers’ lives, Sampath Bank stepped in as the official Banking and Credit Card partner of the Singer Lifestyle Fiesta Exhibition and Fun Fair 2019 which was held at the BMICH recently.

The Bank partnered the event for the 7th consecutive year. The annual event saw Singer Sri Lanka offers deals on over 2,500 products from over 50 world famous brands.

SampathCards enriched these deals further by offering up to 40 months 0% interest installment plans exclusively for Sampath Credit Cardholders.

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BOC sponsors Lankan students at Int’l Junior Science Olympiad in Qatar

Bank of Ceylon has sponsored five Sri Lankan students who won Bronze medals at the 16thInternational Junior Science Olympiad-(IJSO 2019) last December.

The IJSO 2019 was held in Doha, Qatar from December 3-12. The event was organized by the Qatar Ministry of Education and Higher Education in collaboration with Qatar University.

This international event hosted around 409 bright students from 70 countries around the world, who met during this prestigious academic event to test their knowledge and skills in physics, biology and chemistry. The competition comprised two individual theoretical tests followed by a practical test. Both subject and practical knowledge on biology, chemistry and physics are tested simultaneously through these rigorous tests and the best performing students and the teams were selected.

The Sri Lankan team to the IJSO led by the IJSO country coordinator Prof. H.H. Sumathiapla left for the event with the sponsorship provided by the Bank of Ceylon (BOC), as the bank has been helping to promote science education in Sri Lanka for a considerable period of time. Since 2016, the BOC makes generous donations to the Institute of Physics Sri Lanka enabling the Sri Lankan teams to participate at the International Junior Science Olympiads held in Indonesia (2016), Netherlands (2017), Botswana (2018) and Qatar (2019) respectively.

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