Lahore – January 30, 2024:  The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) proudly announces the successful conclusion of its New Member’s Ceremonies held in Lahore, Karachi, and Islamabad. These events marked a significant milestone, celebrating the induction of a significant number of new members into ACCA’s global network, reflecting ACCA’s growing influence and commitment to nurturing accounting talent in Pakistan.

The events celebrated newly inducted ACCA members and fellow members who come from diverse backgrounds but follow the same journey as their peers globally. The events also recognised ACCA’s prizewinning students, newly awarded approved employers, Practical Experience Supervisors, and winners of ACCA advocacy awards.

ACCA Director of Asia Pacific, Pulkit Abrol, expressed his enthusiasm for the future of the new members, stating, “As we welcome our new members, we are not just celebrating their achievements but also invigorating the future of the accountancy profession in Pakistan. Their skills, dedication, and ethical commitment are crucial in navigating the complex economic landscapes of today’s world. They are the vanguard in our mission to foster a sustainable and transparent business environment.”

ACCA’s direction for its new members is clear and forward-thinking. Emphasising the importance of adaptability, technological advancement, and ethical integrity, ACCA aims to equip its members to be at the forefront of the global accounting landscape. The organisation encourages its members to engage in continuous learning and contribute significantly to the economic development of Pakistan and beyond.

The ceremonies in each city were graced by the presence of esteemed guests, including corporate leaders, senior government officials, and representatives from the education sector. Their participation underlined the collaborative effort between ACCA and various sectors in nurturing and employing top-tier accounting professionals.

Adding to the significance of the events, the ceremonies were honoured by the attendance of prominent national personalities including Walid Iqbal, Senator, Government of Pakistan and Sajid Hussain, CEO, SKANS School of Accountancy who joined in Lahore as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively; former Federal Minister and Governor, State Bank of Pakistan, DR. Ishrat Husain in Karachi; and Muhammad Azfar Ahsan, Former Minister of State for Investment / Founder, Nutshell Group, in Islamabad;Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq, Founder & Chairman, The Millennium Education & TMUC, in Islamabad. Their presence and insights provided invaluable perspectives, highlighting the importance of collaboration between the accounting profession and various sectors in shaping a robust economic future for Pakistan.

As ACCA continues to expand its network and influence in Pakistan, these ceremonies stand as a testament to the organisation’s commitment to excellence in the field of accountancy and its role in shaping the future of finance professionals worldwide.

Our proud Strategic Partners: Mobilink Microfinance Bank Ltd, InfraZamin Pakistan. Platinum Partners: SKANS Education Pvt Ltd., S&P Global, TMUC, Kalsoom International Hospital, Dawlance, Engro Energy, Telenor Global Shared Services, Pakistan Mercantile Exchange. Our Gold Partners: Adroit/Obox Accounting, PAC – Lahore, Gadoon Textile Mills Limited, TSA. Our Supporting Partners: ICMA Pakistan, Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA), P@SHA, Pakistan Business Council (PBC), Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business (CERB), Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG), Punjab Board of Investment & Trade (PBIT), Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), CFA Society, Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI), Punjab Revenue Authority. Our knowledge Partners: Nutshell Group and KPMG.