The delegation from International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) comprising of President, Mr. Warren Allen, and Ms. Sylvia Tsen, Director – Quality & Member Relations, visited India from 30th June to 1st July 2014 at New Delhi.
The delegation met Mr. Naved Masood, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Dr. P Mukherjee, Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General of India & Chairman – Audit Board, and Mr. Jawahar Thakur, Controller General of Accounts (CGA) of India. The delegation was accompanied by ICAI functionaries namely CA. K Raghu, President, ICAI; CA. Manoj Fadnis, Vice President, ICAI. The objective of meeting with the Government dignitaries was to have a closer and more in depth interaction with accounting fraternity in India in association with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to lay the foundation for a long way in emphasizing the fusion of global, Indian and the regulatory perspective.
Mr. Warren Allen participated at CA Foundation Day Celebration on 1st July 2014 and addressed to Member Community of ICAI on theme ‘Accountancy Profession: Embracing Change and Driving Growth’. The IFAC President also addressed the students of ICAI at a special interactive meet on the theme “Celebration on Enhancing Professional Competence: Role of the Accounting Body” on occasion of CA Foundation Day
The delegation also had an interactive session with Secretaries of different committees and Head of Departments of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to have a better understanding on how ICAI has been the torch bearer towards the development of Accountancy profession in India and Globally through its 23 overseas chapters.