The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB), as one of the core spokespersons of cost accounting profession in the country, celebrated the International Accounting Day on Tuesday through holding special programmes and activities.
The 10th November is celebrated as “International Accounting Day” in most of the countries of the world.Marking the day, the ICMAB arranged a gathering in its official building. Office bearers, former presidents, council members, members, students and institutes employees attended it, said an ICMAB press release on Wednesday.
Later in the evening, a discussion meeting was held in the Institute’s auditorium. Prof. Dr. Md. Hamid Ullah Bhuiyan, Chairman of Financial Reporting Council, Bangladesh graced the occasion as the chief Guest.
AKM Delwer Hussain, Vice President SAFA and former president and council member of ICMAB attended it as special guest.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Md. Hamid portrayed the entire landscape of accounting day from its inception and the hard work of accountants.
He said that professional accountants have a big role to play for the clarity and development of economy because any organization will fall down if it could not maintain the financial transparency.
Hamid said that cost auditing should be a must do process not only for some particular organizations, but also for every relevant organization.
The Financial Reporting Council Chairman also assured that he would take necessary steps for implementing cost audit in relevant sectors and create the fair cut for the CMA professionals according to their competency.
ICMAB President Md. Jasim Uddin said that ICMAB is dedicated to playing its role for the clarity and development of the country’s economy through the practice of cost and management accounting.
Dr. Syed Abdulla Al Mamun, Deputy CEO, CRISL- made a presentation on “International Accounting Day and Professional Aspiration for Sustainable Economic Growth in Bangladesh”.
The program was moderated by AKM Kamruzzaman, Council Member of ICMAB, while Md. Munirul Islam, Secretary of ICMAB, gave the welcome address.
Abu Bakar Siddique, Vice-President of ICMAB, gave the vote of thanks.