In this Year the Old Boys Association launched a project to re-build the first building of the College - namely Wapche Marikkar building which house the main Science Laboratory. This building was converted into a modernized building by adding more classrooms and giving a massive facelift. This building now constitutes English Medium Junior classes , book shop, Science Laboratory and Zahira Vocational Training Centre ( ZVTC).
Swimming Pool Launch and Progress Album
In this Year the OBA delved into an ambitious project - that is the Swimming Pool for the College. The commitment was 90 Million. The Foundation Stone for the Swimming Pool was laid by the Egypt Ambassador in Sri Lanka. Within the space of just 3 years the Swimming Pool Complex was completed comprising a Training Pool, Main Pool, Gym, Board Room, Auditorium, Cafeteria. It is this Complex that the Basketball Court was constructed and added as the latest sport in the Sports arena. In addition Futsal Sports was also introduced whereby Old Boys and outsiders book the place to engage in Futsal.
Reunion Dinner was aimed at conveying the message about the importance of Education and providing proper Educational facilities at Zahira College. The Old Boys were encouraged to support the School in its Educational needs and create a boom in Education in a reasonably short period.