Colombo, Wednesday 20th December 2017: Further enhancing the company’s commitment to encourage and uplift the sport of rugby in Sri Lanka, JAT Holdings recently penned an agreement to continue to sponsor the rugby team of the Colombo Hockey and Football Club (CH & FC). The handing over of jerseys for the 2nd season took place at the Race Course Grounds on the 13th of December 2017 under the patronage of Brand Manager for JAT Holdings Sakbo Kohona and Rugby Secretary of CH & FC Major Tanesh Dias. Assistant Brand Manager of JAT Holdings Nalan Rupasinghe was also present. The symbolic first t-shirt was handed over to the Captain of CH & FC Rohitha Rajapakse, for the second half of the season that will commence at the beginning of 2018.
Referring to the handing over ceremony Brand Manager Sakbo Kohona said, “Incessantly JAT Holdings has been recognized as the pioneer in thriving through terrains of innovation and diversification, as well as in uplifting the values of Sri Lankan talent in art, drama and sports. Sri Lankan rugby has transformed significantly within the past years and we as a socially responsible company are privileged to transform the sport even further by supporting CH & FC in their 2017/18 fixture. We wish the team the very best.”
Transforming spaces since its establishment in 1993, JAT Holdings is one of Sri Lanka’s strongest and fastest growing conglomerates. The company is associated with world-class brands in the furniture, paint, real estate and technology sectors. JAT has also been instrumental in supporting and uplifting many sports and CSR initiatives for the last two decades.