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YoungShip Sri Lanka presents CASA Youngship Open Quiz

Youngship Sri Lanka presents their latest event, an Open Quiz Competition for the year 2019. The quiz would be conducted by the renowned International Quizzing Association (Sri Lanka branch) with an independent Quiz Master and Judges. It would be held on 8Th June 2019, at the BMICH.

The Grand Prize is for the Gold Award, winners will receive a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 150,000 and there will be several other awards.In addition, the organizers would also hand out 5 sector wise awards. The categories covered by the quiz would be on diverse sectors are: International trade and finance, General knowledge and IQ, Current affairs, Sport, media and entertainment, History, science, technology, Maritime and Shippin.

The Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA) is the industry body representing Shipping Agency companies in Sri Lanka and has been the voice of the shipping industry since its inception in 1966. CASA has a total membership of over 130 Shipping Agency companies. CASA contributes regularly towards the formulation of National Maritime Policy initiatives in Sri Lanka and draws on the experience and expertise of its members who are Shipping Professionals.

YoungShip Sri Lanka formerly Young Shipping Professionals (YSP) of CASA, YoungShip Sri Lanka is part of Youngship International which was formed to be the voice for young people in the maritime industry and has won awards for promoting young entrepreneurs and for promoting young professionals. Headquartered in Norway, Youngship is present in 18 countries with a membership of over 3000.

Commenting on the event, the Chairman of Youngship Mr Hasitha Dissanayake stated:

This event would have the participation of close to 40 teams representing divergent sectors such as Transportation & Logistics, Supply Chain, Import and Export, Telecommunications and ICT, Schools, Academic Institutes, Banks and Financial Institutions.

There would also be an award ceremony after the quiz to felicitate the participants and prizes would be announced for the winners.

Commenting further on the event, the Chairman of the Quiz Organizing Committee Mr Shane De Alwis stated:

Many distinguished visitors from key stakeholders including the Ministry of Ports and Shipping, Sri Lanka Ports Authority, CEO’s and Managing Directors of Sri Lanka’s Blue Chip conglomerates would be present for the Award ceremony.

Several of Sri Lanka’s leading corporates have currently shown interest to sponsor this competition and to encourage their employees to participate in teams for the event.


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