In 2003 a team of past prefects had a concern to form a group exclusively for past prefects by believing the specialty in a Prefect in terms of Respect, Understanding and Leadership. From there onwards with much formalities the Past Prefects Association constituted by making an objective of "To work for the development and betterment of the Alma-Mata". The logo is the Senior Prefect badge and the motto is "Leadership Continues".
The Past Prefects' Association well known as "PPA", consists of Zahira College Colombo students who served the college as a Prefect. PPA is a fellowship organization and dedicate to the team's collective wisdom and efforts towards the prosperity & development of mother country and the College. Together PPA organizes religious, educational, sports and self development events and programs.