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CBB hosts Christmas Carols

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The season to be jolly was upon us and what better way to ring in the festive cheer and countdown to Christmas than at the ‘Council for Business with Britain (CBB) Christmas Carols 2021’held virtually on 13th December under the patronage of the British High Commissioner, Sarah Hulton.

Members and their families were extended a warm welcome by the President of the CBB, Roshanie J Moraes for an evening of readings and carols. The light hearted evening was hosted Shirendra Lawrence, Vice President of CBB.

Members joined in the Christmas cheer singing traditional and contemporary Christmas carols accompanied by the 30 voices of the senior choir of The British School of Colombo, trained and passionately conducted by Shamistha De Silva Dean [Senior School Music Teacher of the British School in Colombo].

The true meaning and spirit of Christmas was experienced by all having listened to the specially curated Christmas readings by Sarah Hulton (British High Commissioner), Dr. John Scarth (Principal, The British School of Colombo) and Roshanie Jayasundera Moraes (President, CBB).

The Council for Business with Britain (CBB) was established with the merger of The Sri Lanka – United Kingdom Business Council and the British Business Association (BBA) in July 2000.

The Council also promotes the exchange of information on trade and investment, and by supporting the business community, which the organization represents, by serving as the recognized representative of the members in matters concerning business relations with Sri Lanka or the United Kingdom.

The British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka is, Ex-Officio, the Patron of the CBB. The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce carries out the administration and secretarial services of the CBB.

CBB was joined by London Stock Exchange, Hilton Colombo Residence, British School Colombo as main sponsors, John Keells Properties as the Corporate Sponsor of the CBB, Cinnamon Bentota Beach, Commercial Bank PLC, The Kingsbury, Aitken Spence Travel, Norfolk Foods, Finlays Colombo Limited, Antler Group of Companies, De La Rue, Bolt Gear, Inter air & sea Logistics (pvt) Ltd, Oceanpick (pvt) Ltd and Britol Sri Lanka as co-sponsors.

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Thursday, December 16, 2021 – 01:00

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