Thursday, September 26, 2002

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the above company has declared a final dividend of Rs 4.00 per share to all ordinary shareholders registered at the close of business of 14th October, 2002.

The dividend will be paid in full on or about 29th October, 2002.

The shares of the company will be traded cum-dividend up to the market day of 9th October, 2002 and ex-dividend on 10th October, 2002.

Aruna Radhakeesoon
Company Secretary
25th September, 2002