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Youth for change

The Interact Club is a service club for youth who are between 12 to 18 years. It is part of Rotary International and is the world’s first service club organization. Individual Rotary clubs sponsor the youth component through interact clubs and by providing guidance and support. The first Interact Club was founded in 1962.

Interact involves as many as 200,000 youth through more than 10,000 clubs in 109 countries and geographical areas.

The Interact Club of Zahira College which has a history of 25 years, held its 25th Installation Ceremony at the school hall a few months ago. Outgoing President Int. Tuan Aabith Sheriffdeen established Humaydh Sariffodeen as the 25th President of the Interact Club of Zawwhira College.

The Chief Guest for the event was the Principal of Zahira College Trizvi Marikkar and the Guest of Honour was Azyan Bansajaya - the President of the of Rotary Club of Colombo Mid Town. Special Guests Marshad Barry – the Past Assistant Governor Rotary Club and the Deputy Principal of Zahira College Razeen Assan were also present.

The A B A Jiffrey Memorial Shield for the most outstanding interactor of the year was handed out by Marshad Barry, Past Assistant District Governor of Rotary District 3220 Sri Lanka and Maldives in memory of his late father who was a distinguished old boy of Zahira College. It was presented to Mohamed Umair for his outstanding contribution to the interact movement of Zahira College.