Experts for professional-business platform to promote CMA profession

Published : 05 Nov 2022 08:53 PM

Experts at an international workshop on Saturday emphasized to build a bridging platform between the professionals and global business leaders and to promote the Cost and Management Accounting profession in the Country.

The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) arranged a day-long International Workshop on “Trade Finance” on November 4, 2022 at ICMAB Ruhul Quddus Auditorium, Nilkhet. 

The workshop has been co-arranged 360tf, Singapore as knowledge partner.

Tapan Kanti Ghosh, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Commerce Bangladesh chaired the 3rd Session and present as Chief Guest in Concluding Session while Ahmed Jamal Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank, Anis A. Khan Former Managing Director & CEO, Mutual Trust Bank Ltd. chaired different sessions. ICMAB Past President & Council Member Abu Sayed Md. Shaykhul Islam FCMA presented theme Paper. ICMAB President Md. Mamunur Rashid FCMA presided over all sessions.

ICMAB President said that CMA professionals can create a great impact by putting their expertise to ensure clarity in various economic aspects.

He emphasized adding the Cost of Goods Sold statement with company return after getting certification from Cost and Management Accountants.

ATM Nesarul Hoque Head, Financial Institutions Services, Mutual Trust Bank Ltd. presented a paper on “Introduction to Trade Finance” in the first technical session. 

Pinaki Roy, Senior Adviser, 360tf, Singapore presented paper on “Digital journey of Trade Finance” while CA Pankaj Mundra, CO-Founder & Chairman, 360tf, Singapore presented paper on “Business Opportunities & Challenges in Trade Finance, 360tf – Enabling Trade Finance Globally” in the second and third technical sessions respectively. 

Imtiaz Alam FCMA Vice President, ICMAB and Chairman, Infinity Group of Companies; Md. Jabedul Alam Head of Transaction Banking, BRAC Bank Ltd. and Mir Shahriar Ahmed Asia Country Head Bangladesh, 360tf, Singapore attended different technical sessions as Discussants.

Among others Past President SAFA and Chairman of ICMAB Seminar & Conference Committee AKM Delwer Hussain FCMA delivered a welcome speech. ICMAB Vice President Md. Munirul Islam FCMA, Secretary AKM Kamruzzaman FCMA, treasurer Md Ali Haider Chowdhury FCMA and Council Member Kazi Muhammad Ziauddin FCMA were present in the program.