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Friday, October 12, 2018

100 Years of Scouting at Zahira

Zahira College celebrating 100 years of scouting this year 2018, organized a Singithi Scout Day on Saturday 5th May 2018 at the College Grounds from 8.00 a.m. to 12 Noon as the first of a series of events for the Centenary.

 

Presentation of memento to Chief Guest Dr. Rajeeva Pieris by the Principal of Zahira College Mr. Trizviiy Marikkar along with Mr Alavi Mukthar Secretary , Board of Governors and Mr. M.F.S. Muheed Scout Committee Chairman.  - Singithi Scout Day
Singithi Scouts from Royal, St. Peter’s , Mahanama, Nalanda, Lumbini, Amal International and Belvoir along with Zahira the host school participated. The 550 Scouts took part in a very interesting programme of Handwork, Art, Story Telling and Singing amidst a large gathering of Parents, Scout Officials of the District, Staff of Zahira College, Past Scouts, Old Boys and Well Wishers.

The Chief Guest for the occasion was Dr. Rajeeva Pieris, Member of the National Training Team of Sri lanka Scouts and also former International Commissioner and former Asst. District Commissioner of Colombo District. The Chief Guest on Arrival was welcomed by the Principal of Zahira College Mr. Trizviiy Marikkar along with Mr Alavi Mukthar- Secretary of the Board of Governors and Mr. M.F.S. Muheed - Chairman of the Scout Committee.

The Principal in his address stressed on the importance of the co-curricular activities which would help the students in their academic work. Mr.Alavi Mukthar said he was happy to see the development of Scouting at College. Dr. Rajeeva Pieris made a very inspirational speech with great advice to the parents. Mr. M.F.S. Muheed Chairman of the Scout Committee proposed the Vote of Thanks.







Mr. Shiraz Salih– Special Scout Commissioner in Charge of Singithi Scouts and Mr Suren Wikkrematilleke the District Scout Commissioner were also present among the large number of distinguished invitees.

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