Development News from Sri Lanka: 21 Musicians, the government and private sector and civil society proved the urgent need to unite as a nation after the Easter Sunday terror attacks at the recent’ 21/4WeCare’ Tribute concert at the BMICH.
The’ sold-out’ event was held in support of the Easter Sunday terror attacks ‘ scholarships to orphans. The money raised through this event will be fully used to award scholarships to twenty (21) orphans. As the banking partner for this initiative, HNB will manage the scholarships and KPMG is the insurance partner.
As the event’s leading organizer, the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) was instrumental in bringing together many partner organizations that all worked together to make this event a tremendous success.
ICCSL Chairman Dinesh Weerakkody said the Chamber would like to convey its appreciation to the co-organizers of the case, namely AIA Insurance, Hameedia Group, Banking Parker HNB, European Chamber of Commerce, MBA Alumni Association–University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Retailers Association, KPMG as Assurance Partner, SLITHM, ACCA, BMICH Colombo, BBDO and Cinnamon Life and Promotional Partners.
“Without the support of the 21 free performing artists, this Tribute concert would not have been possible. ICC would like to thank Alston Koch, Rukantha Gunathilake, Chandralekha Gunathilake, Sohan Weerasinghe, Bathiya and Santush, Krishani Jayasinghe, Ashanthi de Alwis, Dushyanth Weeraman, Voice Print, Lahiru Perera, Raini Gunathilake, Friends-in-Harmony, Billy Fernando, Randhir Withana, Stephanie Siriwardena, Dumi Fernando, Madhavi Senaratne, Shaveen Illa. ICCSL also thanks Soundari David for the organization of the case.