100 years of Colombo Rubber traders Association

100 years of Colombo Rubber traders Association

100 years of Colombo Rubber traders Association

Written by Staff Writer

27 Nov, 2018 | 10:10 pm

Colombo (News1st): The Colombo Rubber Traders’ Association of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce celebrated 100 years today (November 27) at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

The event saw the launch of the centennial postage stamp followed by a special rubber auction. Minister of Posts and Telecommunications C.B Ratnayake also addressed the event.

The Committee of the apex body of the rubber trade has organised several events to celebrate this historic milestone.

This includes a Gala Dinner on the 30th of November, whereof a rare piece of art known as the “100 years of rubber tapping” painted by Ranjith Perera will be sold by an American Auction.

The proceeds will be channelled towards a worthy charity identified by the industry.

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