The 99X Technology Quiz Team emerged category winners in the Imports/Exports segment at the 4th Governor’s Challenge Cup Quiz for Global Commerce Excellence, while placing in third overall, losing by a mere one point to Seylan Bank and Dialog Axiata who came in first and second respectively.
Jointly hosted by the Shippers’ Academy of Colombo and the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, the quiz is conducted by Sri Lankan Chapter of the International Quizzing Association and tests participants’ knowledge in a number of areas, with emphasis on global commerce (business, trade, shipping, aviation, logistics, finance, related history and media). The event, a highlight on the Shippers’ Academy of Colombo’s annual calendar, attracted over 30 teams from various mercantile sectors.
The winning team. From left: 99X Technology Technical Lead Sabry Moulana, 99X Technology Senior Technical Lead Sudath Thenuwara, Shippers’ Academy of Colombo CEO Rohan Masakorala, Central Bank of Sri Lanka Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy, 99X Technology Associate Technical Lead and Quiz Team Captain Shirantha De Alwis, 99X Technology Associate Technical Lead Rangitha Kuruppu and 99X Technology CEO Apprentice Raveen Ubeysekera