Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC won the “Chamber Bowling Championship 2017” organized by the Business Councils Division of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce on 21st October, 2017 at the Excel World Entertainment Park, Colombo 10. The Bowling Tournament was organized as another initiative of the Chamber to strengthen unity and co-operation amongst the member companies of the Ceylon Chamber and its 20 Business Councils.
Commercial Bank Team gained a staggering 726 points to win the title, while Nations Trust Bank followed closely behind as runners up with 671 and Hatton National Bank scoring 581 points at the competition.
24 strong teams from 20 leading companies participated at the tournament and Ceylon Jewelry Manufacturers (Private) Limited, Hayleys Advantis Limited, Hatton National Bank, Lanka Orient Express Lines Limited, Advantis Freight (Pvt) Ltd, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, Expo Lanka Freight (Pvt) Ltd and Nations Trust Bank competed in the final round of play as the top eight highest scoring teams.
The event was supported by Zam Gems Ltd., Nestle Lanka, Lidechsi Group of Companies, Hilton Colombo Residences, Prima Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd., MAS Holdings, Euro Asia Cargo (Pvt) Ltd, Alpha Tours, Saf’s Classique Gems (Pvt) Ltd, Hemas Holdings, Lanka Exhibition and Conference Services (LECS) and Quantum Clothing.
“We have decided to make this tournament an annual competition in our event calendar considering the strong interest shown by members of the Ceylon Chamber and Business Councils” said the Chamber spokesman presenting awards and gift packs to winning teams.