The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Pakistan held an annual networking event for its members in Islamabad today at the Serena Hotel providing a unique opportunity to build linkages within the ACCA community and benefit from networking with leadership from well recognised employers from the industry.
This Annual Networking event marked the celebration of ACCA as a successful brand in Pakistan and appreciated the remarkable contribution of its members towards the accountancy profession as leaders of innovation, research, policy and practice. Speaking at the event Mr Junaid Ghouri, member of the ACCA Pakistan Member’s Network Panel commented that, “The ACCA members are looked up to as leaders of the profession, driving the economy out of challenging times such as these, advocating appropriate regulation, finding innovative means to counter corruption and establishing best practices of corporate governance and healthy environments.”
The event featured an interactive video including ACCA’s global leadership in and their perspectives and recommendations about making ACCA a customer focused accountancy body, ensuring that the ACCA community is ‘fit for the customer’.
Also part of the event was a live concert by STRINGS which was attended by 150 ACCA members and ACCA Approved Employers.
1. ACCA (accaglobal.com) is the global body for professional accountants. We aim to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. We have 362,000 students and 131,500 members in 170 countries worldwide.
2. ACCA has worked with governments, national organisations and development agencies in emerging economies- for over 20 years - promoting the accounting profession, to create value for the communities, businesses and individuals it serves.
3. ACCA believes that globalisation of business means that one set of reporting standards is essential. We favour the principles-based IFRS.
4. ACCA understands the real issues facing small businesses as 63,000 of our members work in SMEs or small partnerships worldwide.