Certificate Course on IS Audit - 2nd Batch

" Certificate Course on Information Systems Audit - 2nd Batch"

 

MoU between ICAB and DU

DU and ICAB sign MoU to allow subjects waiver for DU students of BBA and MBA of the Department of Accounting System and Information (AIS) of Dhaka University.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and AIS Department of Dhaka University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently to allow exemption on few subjects of Knowledge Level of ICAB examination to the students of Department of AIS of Dhaka University subject to fulfilling certain criteria.

Under this MoU, the students will be eligible for exemption in Accounting, Business and Finance, Management Information, Business and Commercial Law and IT Knowledge.

In the presence of DU Vice Chancellor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique as Chief Guest the signing ceremony took place at the the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, with ICAB President Adeeb Hossain Khan FCA and DU Treasurer Prof. Dr. Md. Kamal Uddin signing the MoU.

ICAB President Adeeb Hossain said that learning partnership with the Dhaka University is the long awaited initiative which takes DU students one step closer to Chartered Accountancy. He urged the students of AIS department to make best use of this opportunity.

Professor Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed and ICAB Council Member Mahmudul Hasan Khusru FCA delivered inspirational words for the students in CA studying.

Among others spoke on the occasion, DU Treasurer Dr. Md. Kamal Uddin, AIS department Chairman Professor Abdul Hakim and Professor Dr. Mahfuzul Hoque.

 

MoU between ICAB and CIPFA

MoU between ICAB and CIPFA , UK signed


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), UK signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help strengthen public financial management in Bangladesh.

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) is one of the leading professional accountancy bodies in the UK and the only one which specialises in the public sector financial management.

It is responsible for the education and training of professional accountants and for their regulation through the setting and monitoring of professional standards.

The MoU outlines the future relationship of cooperation and collaboration between the two institutes which seeks to build confidence and capacity, enhancing governance processes in public sector institutions.

The signing ceremony took place at the Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka with Ian Ball, CIPFA International Chairman and ICAB President Adeeb Hossain Khan FCA on 28 January 2017.

Gillian Fawcett, CIPFA Head of Governments Faculty and ICAB Vice Presidents Mostafa Kamal FCA, Mahamud Hosain FCA and Council Members M Farhad Hussain FCA, Md. Humayun Kabir FCA, Muhammad Farooq FCA, AF Nesaruddin FCA, Dewan Nurul Islam FCA, Md. Shahadat Hossain FCA, Mahamudul Hasan Khusru FCA, Immediate Past President Kamrul Abedin FCA, Past President Md. Abdus Salam FCA, Secretary AKM Rahmat Ullah FCA and Director(Technical) Mahbub Ahmed Siddique FCA were also present there.

Adeeb Hossain Khan, President of ICAB, said that “An efficient system of public financial management is crucial to a sustainable economy and we are looking forward to sharing expertise and experience with CIPFA in order to better serve our country and improve outcomes for the citizens of Bangladesh.”

CIPFA Representative, said, “We are very excited at the opportunity to forge closer ties between CIPFA and ICAB and by working together we hope to support and strengthen good public financial management in Bangladesh.


“Through this closer collaboration, CIPFA will offer advice and advocacy to ensure that the public sector in Bangladesh is contributing to the economic development of the country.”

   

Training Program on IS Audit

Certificate Course on “Information System Audit” (IS Audit) a six month long training program began  from Saturday, 7th January, 2017.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) has organized a six month long  training program on the Certificate Course on “Information System Audit” (IS Audit) held from Saturday, 7th January, 2017 at ICPE training room. A total number of 45 participants from various national, multinational companies and other organizations are participating in the training. ICAB President Adeeb Hossain Khan FCA has inaugurated the training program. Vice Presidents Mostafa Kamal FCA (E&T) and Md. Mahamud Hosain FCA (A&F) and resource persons of the course were also present in the inauguration session.

 

SAFA President for 2017

ASM Nayeem FCA has been appointed as the President of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) for the year 2017 w.e.f. 1st January 2017.

ASM Nayeem FCA has been appointed as the President of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) for the year 2017 w.e.f. 1st January 2017. He was the Vice-President of SAFA in 2016.

SAFA, an Apex Body of SAARC formed in 1984, is a forum of professional accountancy bodies in the SAARC Region. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) hosts SAFA Permanent Secretariat in New Delhi.

Mr. Nayeem is the Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and also a Council Member of the Institute since 1998. Presently, he is a Partner of ACNABIN Chartered Accountants (an Independent member firm of Baker Tilly International). Mr. Nayeem is a Board Director of a number of private and joint venture companies in Bangladesh. He is a former Director of Chittagong Stock Exchange Ltd., Republic Insurance Company Ltd., Sonali Bank Ltd. and Agrani Bank Ltd. He is also a former Chairman of Bangladesh Shipping Agents Association and Port Users Forum of Bangladesh.

Also, Suvod Kumar Karn FCA, Past President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN) has been appointed as Vice-President of SAFA for the year 2017.

Mahbub Ahmed Siddique FCA, Director (Technical) of ICAB, has been appointed as the Executive Secretary of SAFA for the year 2017.


   

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