The 25th Annual Interbank Quiz Competition organized by The Clearing Association of Bankers (CAB) is to be held on April 29 from 4.00 pm onwards, at the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Galadari, Colombo 01.
The competition, which is open to all commercial, development and savings banks, and financial institutions has already received an overwhelming response with over 40 teams including the defending champions, the HNB ‘A’ team and last year’s runners-up, the Peoples Bank team.
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 Mr. 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 will face the Quiz Master together and there will be five such rounds on the given subjects and each round will have 10 questions.
The principal sponsor of the Quiz is Pronto Lanka (Pvt) Ltd and Transnational BPM Lanka (Pvt) Ltd while AB Securitas (Pvt) Ltd has taken on the role of co-sponsor.
The Clearing Association of Bankers (CAB) is an association formed by the staff of the cheque clearing departments of all commercial banks in Sri Lanka, the National Clearing House, Lanka Clear (Pvt) 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 goodwill, understanding and fellowship among bankers engaged in clearing and to acquire cutting edge technology in the world with regard to Clearing for member banks”.
The association has been able to fulfill these objectives with many activities performed island wide with a large participation.
CAB currently constitutes more than 400 life members from the banking fraternity and the incumbent President is Upul De Silva, Manager – IT, People’s Bank. The Association has been striving hard to make the Quiz program popular and the most sought after annual event of the banking fraternity.