(by Naflan Mohamed)
It was another significant step ahead by the SSCKOBA as they joined hands with the Islamic Majlis of the college and parents to Organize the 1st ever Ifthar program for the muslim students of the school during the holy month of Ramadan along with the 75th year celebrations on 26th of June 2015.Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan and is often done as a community, with people gathering to break their fast together.
Around 500 participants participated in this event including parents, oldboys, teachers, and students .Moulavi Rafi furqani, Mawlavi Ashraf of Meeramacam mosque graced the occation for the prayers and specially clergy Watagamuwe Ananda thero was also present at the ifthar. The other guests were Principal,OBA president,old boy Magistrate Fareekdeen,Old boy and Mahanuwara sinhala welenda peramuna president Mahinda Munasinghe .
The Ifthar programme was live broadcasted on Kandurata f.m. and this event was a huge success.we surely believe that it helped in exchanging the diverse cultural ideas among the sylvestrian community as we reach the 75th year celebrations.