Pak to host SAFA Conference 2016
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) brings the privilege home as it will host the conference of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) this year in Lahore. President ICAP Hafiz Mohammad Yousuf and President SAFA Naeem Akhtar Sheikh disclosed this in a curtain raiser event held to announce the Conference.
This SAFA Conference2016 will be held on January29-30, 2016 at a local hotel in Lahore. President ICAP mentioned that the Council of the Institute was delighted and is very proud that its past president and current Council member, Naeem Akhtar Sheikh has been elected as President SAFA this year.
He emphasized that hosting this conference will bring together the South Asian countries and will open new doors of opportunities for Pakistan. Hafiz Mohammad Yousaf added that this conference will serve the public interest and contribute towards development of economic policy, corporate governance, and growth of trade and industry and for a better tax regime. It has been the Endeavour of ICAP to facilitate the government and public by suggesting efficient and effective ways for management of current economic issues.
Federal Minister of Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal, representatives, delegates and professional experts of SAARC countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will participate in the conference.