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The ‘write’ way!

Twelve students of Zahira College, Colombo, from Grade 9 and 10 English Senior Section have written books in English and Sinhala languages in different genres such as novels, poetry and short stories.

The launching ceremony of these books was held at the College Ghaffoor Hall on October 1 to mark World Children’s Day. It was held under the patronage of Principal Trizviiy Marikkar. Vice-Principal of the English Senior Section Hijazy Mohideen delivered the Welcome Address. Writers Organization Secretary Kamal Perera reviewed the novels, Ahmed Hussain of University of Wales, UK, reviewed short stories and Harcourt’s International School Principal Farzana Jabir reviewed the poetry books.

Chief Guest Tower Hall Foundation Director Hassim Omar received the first copies of all 12 books from the authors.

Deputy Principal Razeen Assen, Vice Principal of Tamil Section A M Mihilar, Head of Primary Mohamed Shazuli, Sectional Head of English Junior Sumithra Jayabalan, Prefect of Discipline Muhiseen Ariff and College Librarian Anoja Serasinghe were also present.

Sectional Head of the English Senior Section Shihnaz Badurdeen proposed the Vote of Thanks.

This event was held under the guidance of health authorities.

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