The 25th Annual Interbank Quiz Competition organised by the Clearing Association of Bankers (CAB) was held recently at the Grand Ballroom of
HNB Team ‘A’ emerged the champions from over 40 teams representing commercial, development and savings banks and financial institutions, while Seylan Team ‘A’ and HNB Team ‘B’ were the first and second runners-up, respectively.
The CAB is an association formed by the staff of the cheque-clearing departments of all commercial banks in Sri Lanka, National Clearing House, Lanka Clear (Pvt.) Ltd and the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
The 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 fulfil these objectives with many activities performed islandwide with a large participation.
The CAB currently constitutes more than 400 life members from the banking fraternity and the incumbent President is People’s Bank Manager IT Upul De Silva.
The association has been striving hard to make the quiz programme popular and the most sought-after annual event of the banking fraternity.