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ICAP Organises Members Convocation Ceremony 2019

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LAHORE– Keeping alive the tradition of honouring its most illustrious and bright students, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) held its Members Convocation ceremony on September 14 in Lahore to honour freshly qualified batch of Chartered Accountants.

The ceremony was graced by the Chief Guest Mr. Jafar Husain, President ICAP, Mr. Iftikhar Taj, Vice President ICAP, Council members ICAP, past presidents ICAP, members of Northern Regional Committee of ICAP and senior chartered accountants from industry and practice. 

In his welcome address, Chairman Members Affair Committee ICAP, Mr. Muhammad Awais congratulated the students and their parents on their splendid success. He added that today we can observe that Chartered Accountants play a strong role in every field, whether it is related to budget forecasting, tax planning, preparation of accounts, capital budgeting, financing, risk, treasury or setting the growth strategy of industry.

Their rigorous training and intensive studies help business entities and government in efficient operations and policy making. Pakistan is developing country and young chartered Accountants have to play vital role in it for the betterment of the economy.

Mr. Iftikhar TajVice President ICAP, in his Keynote speech congratulated the newly inducted members and their parents on their splendid success.  He said that this qualification is only the first milestone of a very long journey that lies ahead of them. He congratulated the Northern Regional Committee on arranging such a beautiful event in very effective manner.

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Mr. Jafar Husain, President ICAP, who was the Chief Guest, felicitated the new CAs and their families during the convocation ceremony and expressed his high expectations from the young generation of Pakistan. He emphasized that they should have full faith in their abilities and remains honest to themselves, to their profession and to their country, Pakistan.

He added that credibility of ICAP and its members has been increasing worldwide due to high professionalism and quality work. He also expressed pride that newly inducted members had strived very hard to acquire knowledge and skills par excellence.

He highlighted achievements of the predecessors and informed the members of the tremendous responsibility on their shoulders as the torch bearers of the profession. He urged to focus on integrity, accountability and hard work in the best interest of the nation and institute.

He also appreciated the efforts of the families and teachers during this journey.

In his closing note, Mr. JehanZeb Amin, chairman Northern Regional Committee of ICAP praised the gold medallists and merit certificate holders and reposed confidence in the ability of the recently qualified Chartered Accountants to apply their knowledge and practical experience to render quality services and uphold public trust vested in them as professionals.

He focused on maintaining a positive attitude, passion and perseverance as key attributes to success.

More than 120 newly inducted members from Lahore, Multan, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Peshawar and connecting cities were conferred with their certificates. Awais Ameen, Ammar, Muhammad Hisham, Noman Tariq, Muhammad Ahmad, Muhammad Safi Ullah Javaid, Syeda Masooma Batool, Sana Arooj Tahir, Gohar Rasheed, Muhammad Shahbaz, Ghufran Ahmed, Aadil Sultan Khan Niazi, Waqas Haider, Muhammad Faizan Arif, Behram Awan and Muhammad Hasnain Haider got distinctions in specific subjects and Muhammad Shahbaz, Abdul Haseeb Ijaz and Hassan Mujtaba got Gold Medals in different subjects.

The event was attended by more than 400 people.— PRESS RELEASE