ICAB Experts Participated in SAFA Conference on the Role of Finance Professional in Combatting Corruption: South Asian Perspectives” in Colombo
They also took part in SAFA Board Meeting and other committee meetings
An Expert team of ICAB participated in SAFA Board Meeting, different committee meetings and SAFA (Forum) Conference on 29 and 30 July 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The ICAB delegates include ICAB President A F Nesaruddin FCA, Vice President Prof. Dr. Md. Salim Uddin FCA, Council Members & Past Presidents Md. Humayun Kabir FCA, Kamrul Abedin FCA, Council Member Muhammad Farooq FCA, Gopal Chandra Ghosh FCA, Sabbir Ahmed FCA, Mahmudul Hasan Khusru FCA, Mohammed Forkan Uddin FCA, Ms. Maria Howlader FCA and Past Presidents Muhammed Farhad Hussain FCA and Ms. Parveen Mahmud FCA.
On 29 July Dr. Md. Salim Uddin FCA, Vice President of ICAB participated in the meeting of Committee on Accounting Standards, Muhammad Farooq FCA, Member Council-ICAB took part in the meeting of International Relations Committee in place of N K A Mobin FCA, Vice President, Parveen Mahmud FCA, Past President and Ms. Maria Howlader FCA, Member Council-ICAB joined the meeting of Women Leadership Committee, Muhammed Farhad Hussain FCA, Past President-ICAB in the meeting of Committee for Improvement in Transparency, Accountability and Governance (ITAG), Gopal Chandra Ghosh FCA Member Council-ICAB in the meeting of Committee on Education, Training and CPD, Kamrul Abedin FCA Member Council & Past President-ICAB in the meeting of Committee for Co-Operatives and NPO Sector, Mohammed Forkan Uddin FCA, Member Council-ICAB took part in the meeting of Task Force to implement UDIN in SAFA Member Bodies, Dr. Md. Abu Sayed Khan FCA, Member Council-ICAB in the meeting of Committee on Governmental and Public Sector Enterprises Accounting, Sabbir Ahmed FCA, Member Council-ICAB, participated in the meeting of Committee on Auditing Standards and Quality Control.
A F Nesaruddin FCA, President and Md. Humayun Kabir FCA, Member Council & Past President-ICAB participated in 59th SAFA Board meeting on 30 July 2019. SAFA Board and all the committee meeting were held in ICASL premises.
ICAB President AF Nesaruddin put fire at the lantern at the inaugural session of the SAFA (South Asian Federation of Accountants) Conference on “ The Role of Finance Professional in Combatting Corruption: South Asian Perspectives” held at Balmoral Ballroom, Hotel Kingsbury in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 30 July, 2019. As panel speaker Prof. Dr. Md. Salim Uddin FCA presented a paper titled “Combating Corruption in Bangladesh” in the conference. The increasingly important role professional accountants including Chartered Accountants can play in eradicating corruption and the culture of impunity was highlighted at the conference jointly organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) and South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA).
Besides Dr. Md Salim Uddin of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh, Atul Gupta of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Krishna Prasad Acharya of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal, Ashfaq Tola of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Ather Saleem of CMA – Pakistan delivered their presentations to enlighten the audience.
Sri Lankan State Minister for Finance Eran Wickramaratne, SAFA President Dr. P.V.S. Jagan Mohan Rao, Manoj Fadnis, President of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) and CA Sri Lanka President Jagath Perera,among others were present in the conference. A good number of SAFA Delegates, and guests from south Asian countries participated in the conference.