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SAFA International Conference 2019

SAFA International Conference 2019

The Institute hosted a full day SAFA International Conference on the theme ‘Enabling Business Environment for Economic Development’ on 4 April 2019 in hotel Radisson, Kathmandu, which was inaugurated by the Chief Guest of the Ceremony Hon’ble Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada.

Hon’ble Auditor General Mr. Tanka Mani Sharma (Dangal), Chairman of SEBON Dr. Rewat Bahadur Karki, SAFA President CMA Dr. PVS Jagan Mohan Rao, SAFA Immediate Past President/ ICAN Past President CA. (Dr.) Suvod Kumar Karn, SAFA Past President/ First President of ICAN CA. Komal Bahadur Chitracar and ICAN Vice - President CA. Krishna Prasad Acharya were the Guest of Honor of the Ceremony.

ICAN President CA. Jagannath Upadhyay (Niraula), in his welcome remarks, welcomed all International delegates and national participants. He also highlighted the importance of the conference. Similarly, the program was also addressed by the Chief Guest Hon’ble Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada and the Guest of Honors SAFA President CMA Dr. PVS Jagan Mohan Rao, and Hon’ble Auditor General Mr. Tanka Mani Sharma (Dangal).

 

The conference was conducted in four technical sessions, as under:

 

Session 1:        International Trade: Challenges and Opportunities; 

Session 2:        Foreign Assistance: Growth Prospects of Nation;

Session 3:        Foreign Direct Investment and Sustainable Development; and

Session 4:        Panel Discussion on “Role of Professional Accountants in Sustainable Economic Environment”

More than 230 national and international participants including delegates from SAFA member bodies, representatives from government bodies, corporate organizations, and ICAN Members participated in the conference.