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Lahore University of Management Sciences and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan creating value together

Lahore, April 03, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s leading accountancy body, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the top business school, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), here on Wednesday 3rd April.

In accordance with this MOU, the graduates of BSc (Honours) Accounting and Finance programme at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) will be facilitated in acquiring their CA professional qualification. Upon graduation they will qualify for a more streamlined route which will exempt them from four modules A – D (12 subjects) of CA curriculum.

The Memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed by Dr. Adil Najam, Vice Chancellor LUMS, and Mr. Ahmad Saeed, President ICAP here at the LUMS Campus.

Speaking on this occasion, Vice Chancellor LUMS, Dr. Adil Najam said, “This is an important collaboration and a major step forward in education innovation. It will serve not only to fill an important need of our students, but of finance and accounting education in Pakistan “

President ICAP, Mr. Ahmed Saeed, while expressing his views to the audience added how the collaboration ‘is an endeavour to offer dynamic routes of achievement to our brilliant youth’. He said that work-integrated learning will provide a ‘vibrant experience to all graduates, who will be well equipped to make a positive contribution toward business, economic and financial sector of the country.’

By virtue of this arrangement, LUMS will give a novel option to its students whereby their academic degree will lead to a strong professional qualification. Consequently, ICAP will recruit quality graduates with global university exposure within a local context, and a diversified academic background. Signing ceremony was attended by council members of ICAP, and faculty members of LUMS.

For more information, contact:
Muhammad Rafiq
Media Coordinator
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)
Chartered Accountants Avenue, Clifton
Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Phone: +9221 111-000-422
Fax: +9221 99251626
Cell: 0300 2128185

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