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  • Get Ready to Walk for Zahira 2017

    Zahira College Colombo, the premier Muslim educational institution in Sri Lanka with a current student population of over 5000, is gearing itself to launch a colourful and fun-filled walk on Saturday, the 05th of August, 2017 at the college premises, 7.30am onwards.

    This mega event is being meticulously planned by the OBA, with the collaboration of all affiliated groups under one umbrella to foster a sense of camaraderie among all participants to walk hand in hand and exhibit an unflinching loyalty to their Alma Mater. It is noteworthy to observe that, all affiliated groups numbering over 30 bodies, have extended their unstinted support and cooperation to make this epic event a truly memorable one. 

  • OBA 97th AGM - 2016

    There are only a few educational institutions in Sri Lanka, that have been in existence for over 100 years, and Zahira College, Colombo is part of this elite group of centenaries, being founded in 1892. The OBA is part and parcel of Zahira’s edification. It is a matter of pride to note that the 97th AGM was held on the 25th of Sep, 2016 at the iconic Gaffor Hall where its illustrious founders’ name and photos were engraved. Mr. M. U. M. Azmi, a distinguished college ‘Coloursmen’ was unanimously elected as the President, with Mr. Akram Mowlana being elected as the Secretary along with 15 EXCO members. The blend of much experienced older members together with the computer savvy youngsters is a clear indication of how the OBA is grooming a new batch of young leaders so the baton could be handed over in due time.
  • Old Zahirians' Tamil Association (OZTA) Needy Students Project

    Recently The Old Zahirians' Tamil Association (OZTA) donated gift vouchers worth Rs.200,000 for 100 needy students to purchase their respective list of books for year 2016. This was held at the college pool complex on 19th Dec 2015

  • Revamped Swimming Pool Prayer Room

    It was a long felt need to have a fully furnished prayer room for the convenience to the worshipers who patronize the swimming pool and the conference room to pray on time. Vice president of OBA, Rafeek Buhary initiated this newly refurbished prayer room and by the grace of Allah, it was ceremonially declared opened by the Principal, Mr. Trizvi Marikkar on 22nd January, 2017 with a presence of large gathering.

  • The Special General Meeting to elect three representatives from the Old Boys’ Association to the Board of Governors

    The Special General Meeting to elect three representatives from the Old Boys’ Association to the Board of Governors was successfully held on Sunday, 7th May, 2017 at the historic Gaffoor Hall. The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of the OBA President, Mr. M. U. M. Azmi. The participation was somewhat unprecedented. It was pleasing to see a large number of Old Zahirians assembled in the spirit of camaraderie and maintained decorum till the last moment.

  • WorkShop - Brand Promise based on the Zahira Model

    The Office Bearers Role in Delivering the “Brand Promise” based on the “Zahira “Model workshop was successfully conducted by Bro. Munshif Hussain on 15th January 2017, to a packed-to-capacity audience at the swimming pool auditorium. 

    Mr. Trizvi Marikkar, Principal of the Zahira College and Mr. Rizvi, secretary to the BOG graced the occasion as special guests. 

    The welcome speech was delivered by Bro. Azmi (OBA president) and Bro. Ashraf Rumi (G80 president) by highlighting the significance of the workshop. Naushad Alavi delivered an introduction of Bro. Munshif Hussain.

    This corporate style breakfast workshop was jointly organized by the OBA and G80 for the benefit of the affiliated members to keep abreast of the management techniques as well as guidelines to conduct effective meetings.