Mr. Arif Khan, FCMA, president of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) called on Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, M.P. State Minister, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh at his office on September 04, 2016 to discuss matters of human resources development for the emerging ICT sector of Bangladesh.
Mr. Arif apprised the State Minister about the professional expertise of the Cost and Management Accountants and their role in the industry and service sectors of the national economy. He also requested the Minister to create an opportunity where ICMAB can work with Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division and contribute their expertised knowledge in ICT related training and developments.
The State Minister briefed about the Vision of the Present Govt. on IT Sector. He expressed his view that ICMAB can work together with Govt. to develop skilled manpower on Accounting and Finance under business process outsourcing (BPO) program. Where there are huge opportunities to enhance the skills of the young generations as well as earning foreign currency for the country like Sri Lanka and India. The State Minister assured the ICMAB delegation to extend necessary co-operation for the development of CMA profession.
Among others, Past President Mr. Mohammed Salim FCMA, Secretary Mr. Md. Abdur Rahman Khan FCMA were present on the occasion and took part in the discussion.