Dubai, UAE. – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) organized its annual CFO Conference Middle East in collaboration with the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai on September 28, 2016.
Attended by more than 600 finance and business professionals from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Pakistan, the conference was supported by Pakistan Business Professional Council Abu Dhabi (PBPC) and has brought together leading finance executive, industry experts and global thought leaders to discuss the current pertinent issues facing the profession. The theme of this year’s conference was on Embracing Disruption: Governance & Strategy.
The president of ICAP Mr. Nadeem Yousuf Adil in his opening remarks welcomed the participants and thanked H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak, cabinet member and Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development for gracing the occasion. He also thanked Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UAE H.E. Moazzam Ahmad Khan and Dr. S. Qaiser Anis, President of Pakistan Business Professional Council Abu Dhabi.
H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, in his Keynote address, appreciated the services of ICAP. He reiterated the role of the technical knowledge, quality and service of the Pakistani chartered accountants serving in different organizations and countries. He also mentioned the brotherly relationship the two countries United Arab Emirates and Pakistan share.
There were four panel discussions in the conference. A top motivational speaker of UAE, Mr. Dave Crane took the stage and engaged the audience on how to “reinvent your mindset, extend your parameters and create greater health, wealth and happiness”.
Mr. Khalid Mahmood, President UAE Chapter, delivered a vote of thanks and the conference concluded on an appreciative note with the participants looking forward to the next CFO Conference to enrich their