THE launch ceremony of ACCA Multan office was held recently while an open day seminar was also organised on the occasion.
According to a press release, an ACCA team spoke to students seeking career options after recently completed their intermediate exams in Multan. The team provided them with the opportunity to participate in platforms that help identify career options in accountancy.
Haroon Ahmad Jan, head of ACCA Lahore, explained the objectives of opening the office in Multan. He highlighted the work that ACCA had successfully carried out in Pakistan. He said, “Historically, we have had a substantial number of ACCA members from Multan and the number of students interested in pursuing the ACCA qualification is growing immensely. With this office in place, we look forward to enhance, coordination of our various activities in Multan as well as to serve the growing needs of our members and existing student base.”
Khawaja Muhammad Usman, president of Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, commenting on the increasing collaboration between ACCA and the chamber in Multan, said the chamber would support its members in finding competent accounting and finance workforce by offering this service in partnership with ACCA.
“The extent of employer connections that ACCA has established and the magnitude of work carried out in Multan is such that I can safely say; in future the accountancy profession would be recognised by the ACCA credentials,” he said.
The event included participation by ACCA’s approved learning partner SKANS whose representative spoke about the life at campus and highlighted the tuition provision facilities on their premises.
British Council also participated in the event and emphasised on the transparency in the ACCA exams in particular the measures in place to maintain the integrity of the exam procedures.