||Chairman Mr.Shaheed of department represented the Minister of Trade & Commerce. 2 presentations 1 by Mr.Shiraz Latheef Past President of CIM (UK) Sri Lanka Branch and Andrew Prince a BNI member in Dubai now doing business in Sri Lanka. One of the chapter member was compering Mr.Shihan did an excellent job. National Director Marjan A Manzil presented a story covering the history of BNI and how Founder Chairman 1 page document and 20 chapters in 1985 reached 56 countries were hi lighted it was held in a Five-star Hotel Galadari 75 seats were reserved and 80 poeple participated there was open network everyone enjoyed it. Snack and tea or coffee provided. Regional Director Brigadier J P A Jayawardena did the vote of thanks one of the member Mr. Rushdi of Navavi tailors awarded with notable networker and given 5 minutes presentation to talk about his success story. Chapter President Mr. Ragulan invited visitors for vacancies available. Educational coordinator conducted business card game many winners were awarded with gifts Given by members M/s Hasin, Rohan, Deva, Sanjeeva, Rushdy . Sri Lanka Telecome was the main Sponsor of the event. By and large it was a good show and State Television Ruperwahini and ITN coverd and telecasted in the news bulletin.