The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) – Dubai announces New Chairman, CA Mahmood Bangara and Vice Chairman CA Anish Mehta
10th October 2018, United Arab Emirates – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Dubai) Chapter NPIO have appointed a new Managing Committee for the year 2018-19, led by its new Chairman, CA Mahmood Bangara.
The other appointments were CA Anish Mehta as Vice Chairman, CA Nurani Subramanian Sundar as Secretary and CA Dharamajan Patteri as Treasurer. The Chapter also selected CA Anurag Chaturvedi, CA Smruti Premamrit Mishra, CA Sangeetha Nahar, CA. Manoj Agarwal and CA. Jai Prakash Agarwal as Executive Members of the Managing Committee.
CA Mahmood Bangara, a Chartered Accountant by profession and Dubai resident for 33 years, is the Founding Chairman of AMT International Group, a company in Cellular & Digital domain with branches across GCC, China and India. Also, Director of two international schools in UAE and an upcoming Specialty hospital in India. He is Actively involved in Social and Cultural front and a recipient of several awards and recognitions.
ICAI is the single largest statutory professional body in the world, with over 280,000 plus members. ICAI has 32 chapters word wise and The Dubai Chapter is the largest overseas chapter of the ICAI with over 3000 members. They are currently registered as an NPIO at Dubai International financial Centre. (DIFC). Established 36 years ago, it has been awarded as the Best Overseas Chapter of ICAI consecutively for last five years.
On the occasion, CA Mahmood Bangara, Chairman, ICAI said, “We strive to bring high ranking professional speakers, motivational icons, and techno experts to share expertise and enhance knowledge. We enjoy the recognition as a premier accounting body not only in our home country but also globally, for its contribution in the fields of education, professional development, maintenance of high accounting, auditing and ethical standards.”
CA Anish Mehta, Vice chairman, ICAI Dubai said, “ICAI aims at harnessing the opportunities & addressing the challenges presented by changing environment. ICAI’s vision is to become world’s leading accounting body and develop independent professionals with world class competencies in accounting, assurance and related services. ICAI Dubai Chapter managing committee & members are committed to achieve this vision by conducting professional development & related activities.”
The new committee is a dynamic and proactive combination of talent and experience. The elected committee wants to shoulder the responsibility to upgrade members with the latest IFRS regime and development of new work and audit process. Fiscal and techno changes will be given priority. The new committee will also organize various workshops and seminars for its members to help CA professionals become global leaders, prepared to lead after 2020.