The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) organised a 2 day long SAFA International Conference-2015 with the theme “Financial Reforms to Boost Industry and Service Sectors” on October 18-19, 2015 at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka.
Minister of Industries, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Alhaz Amir Hossain Amu MP was present on the occasion as Chief Guest and inaugurated the Conference while Mr. M. A. Mannan MP Hon’ble State Minister for Finance and Planning, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh spoke as the Special Guest and Mr.Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President, Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) spoke as Guest of honour.
Economic Adviser to the Hon’ble Prime Minister Dr. Mashiur Rahman was present as Chief Guest While Mr.Hedayetullah Al Mamoon, ndc, Senior Secretary, Minister for Commerce, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh spoke as Guest of honour in the valedictory session.
SAFA President Mr. Arjuna Herath presided over the inaugural session of the Conference. Mr. Abu Sayed Md. Shaykhul Islam FCMA President of the Institute and Chairman, SAFA International Conference Committee and Mr. Mohammed Salim FCMA Co-Chairman, SAFA International Conference Committee spoke on the session.
Dr. Jamal Uddin Ahmed, Chairman, Emerging Credit Rating Limited presented the key note paper while Mr. M. Abul Kalam Mazumdar FCMA, Council Member & Past President, ICMAB presented the recommendations as Rapporteur.
Four technical papers were presented in this conference. Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) Mr. Anuj Goyal FCA, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Mr. Muhammad Muslim Chowdhury, Managing Director, Investment Corporation of Bangladesh Mr. Md. Fayekuzzaman, Council Member, CMA Sri Lanka Mr. Adrian Perera Chaired the technical sessions of the Conference.
Mr. Adrian Perera, Council Member, CMA Sri Lanka, Dr. Khaodaker Golam Moazzem, Additional Research Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue, Mr. Anis ur Rehman FCMA, Council Member, The Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP), Mr. Muzaffar Ahmed FCMA, Council Member & Past President of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) presented four technical papers in the Conference.
Mr. Md. Abdur Rahman Khan FCMA, Secretary, ICMAB, Mr. Mohammed Salim FCMA, Council Member and Past President, ICMAB, Mr. Arif Khan FCMA, Vice-President, ICMAB, Mr. Zakir Hossain, President, Institute of Management Consultants Bangladesh, Mr. Md. Mamunur Rashid FCMA, Council Member, ICMAB, Mr. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed FCMA, Chief Operating Officer, Robi Axiata Limited, Mr. Anis ur Rehman, FCMA, Council Member, ICMA Pakistan made the commentary in the four sessions respectively.
Mr. Mohammed Salim FCMA, Chairman, Seminar and Conference Committee delivered the welcome speech while Secretary of ICMAB Mr. Md. Abdur Rahman Khan FCMA offered vote of thanks.