The First ever Pakistan National Day Golf Tournament was held at Royal Golf Club Colombo on 22nd March 2014 in which prominent Sri Lankan golfers and members of the diplomatic community took part. It was a 18-hole tournament in which players competed for exciting prizes, both in Gentlemen and Ladies categories.
Golf dinner and prize giving ceremony for the tournament was held on the same evening at the Colombo Court yard Hotel. The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka H.E Maj Gen (R) Qasim Qureshi gave away the prizes. Prize winners in the ladies category were Ms. Roshani Sangani and Ms. Louise Parson, while in the men’s category they were Mr. KL. Illango and Mr S. Subramaniam.
Novelty prizes were won by Mr. Kris Krisnaraja, Mr. P. Kumaran, Mr. V.T. Sundaralingam, Mr. Firaz Hameed and Mr. B.K. Jun.
The High Commissioner appreciated the cooperation and support extended by the Royal Golf Club Colombo, Sponsors and the Organizing Committee.
The event was co-sponsored by leading Pakistani business groups Habib Bank Ltd and Imperial Builders. The Habib bank Ltd has a network of over 1500 branches and over 1000 ATM(S) in Pakistan and 55 branches worldwide with domestic market share of over 40%. Whereas Imperial Builders is a leading Pakistani development and construction services Company which is undertaking construction of a multi story retail and residential high rise towers in Slave Island.