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About SAFA Board

a) The SAFA Board shall comprise of President, Vice-President, Permanent Secretary and one member nominated by each of the member body who may be accompanied in the meeting of the SAFA Board with one technical advisor. The President and Vice-President shall be deemed to be the member nominated by the body, which he represents, and the said body shall not have any right to nominate any member on the Board during the tenure of President and Vice-President.b) Every member of the Board other than President, Vice-President, shall have tenure of three years unless he/she resigns or is incapacitated due to any reason from serving on the Board. In such case the nominating member body shall nominate another individual to serve the remaining period of the term on the Board. No nominee can be a member of the Board for more than two consecutive terms. A term served in part would constitute as one full term served.c)The SAFA Board shall meet at least four times in a year physically and through tele-conferencing or video conferencing any number of times if so deemed necessary by the President,

 

Objectives and Functions of SAFA Board

The SAFA Board shall perform administrative, financial and other functions such as:-

(i) consider policy, strategic and emergent issues for recommendation to the Assembly
(ii) make recommendations to Assembly for constitution of committees and their terms of reference
(iii) recommend to the Assembly on application for the admission as member, observer and on their suspension or removal
(iv) recommend to the Assembly about the appointment of the auditor and fixation of their remuneration
(v) set up task forces, study groups etc as may be required from time to time
(vi) consider the budget of SAFA and its committees, for recommendations to the Assembly
(vii) consider, receive and approve the financial statements of the SAFA for placing before the Assembly
(viii) consider and adopt the reports of committees, task force, study groups etc
(ix) determine response to other bodies or groups of bodies except on strategic, policy or emergent issues, for which recommendation shall be made to the Assembly
(x) determine the publicity policy for SAFA, including policy on more prominent positioning at SAARC level
(xi) maintain dialogue with the national Accountancy bodies, Government and regulators in different countries wherever required, for the furtherance of the objectives of SAFA
(xii) appointment of employees, fixation of their remuneration and service conditions

 

Board Members

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Sl. No. Name Photograph
1. CMA (Dr.) P.V.S. Jagan Mohan Rao, President,SAFA
Address:

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India
12 ,Sudder Street ,KolKata – 700016
E mail: pvsjmr@yahoo.co.in
CMA (Dr.) P.V.S. Jagan Mohan Rao
2. Mr. Zia ul Mustafa Awan, Vice President, SAFA
Address:ICMA Pakistan Building
ST-18/C,ICMAP Avenue,
Block-6,Gulshan-e-Iqbal,
Karachi – 75300
Pakistan
Email: president@icmap.com.pk; presidenticmap@gmail.com
3. CA. (Dr.) Suvod Kumar Karn, SAFA
Address:
ICAN Marg,
Satdobato, Lalitpur,
Post Box No. 5289
Kathmandu, Nepal
E mail: Suvodkarn@gmail.com
CA. (Dr.) Suvod Kumar Karn
4. Mr. Rakesh Sehgal, Secretary, SAFA
(ICAI India)

Address:Permanent Secretariat
C/o The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
ICAI Bhawan,
P.O. Box No. 7100,
Indraprastha Marg,
New Delhi – 110002
India
Email: rakeshsehgal@icai.in

5. Mr. A F Nesaruddin, ICA Bangladesh
Address:The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Bangladesh
Chartered Accountant Bhaban
100 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue
Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh

Email:president@icab.org.bd

6. Mr. M. Abul Kalam Mazumdar, ICMA Bangladesh
Address:
: ICMA Bangladesh
ICMA Bhaban, Nilkhet
Dhaka-1205
Bangladesh
Email:kalam1227@gmail.com
7. CA. Prafulla Chhajed, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Address:

ICAI Bhawan,
P.O. Box No. 7100,
Indraprastha Marg,
New Delhi – 110002
India

E-Mail: praful.fca@gmail.com, pchhajed@yahoo.com, praful.ccm@gmail.com

8. CMA. Amit A. Apte, Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Address:
The Institute of Cost Accountants of India
12 ,Sudder Street,
KolKata – 700016
Delhi Office: 3 ,Institutional Area Lodhi Road ,New Delhi – 110003

Email:
president@icmai.in

9. CA. Jagannath Upadhyay (Niraula), ICA Nepal
Address:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal Satdobato, Lalitpur Post Box No.: 5289
Email: jupadhyay111@gmail.com
10. Mr. Jafar Hussain, ICA Pakistan
Address:
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan Chartered Accountants Avenue Clifton Block 8 Karachi -75600,
Email: jafar@pac.edu.pk

11. Mr. Jagath Perera, CA Sri Lanka
Address:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka30A, Malalasekera Mawatha,
Colombo 07, Sri Lanka
Email: jperera@kpmg.com
12. Prof. Lakshman R Watawala, CMA Sri Lanka
Address:
Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka
29 / 24, Visaka Lane,
Colombo 04,Sri Lanka.
Email: lakshmanwatawala@yahoo.com

Technical Advisory to Board Members

S. No. Name of Technical Advisor to Board Members Photograph
1. Mr. Humayun Kabir, ICA Bangladesh
Address:
: The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Bangladesh
Chartered Accountant Bhaban
100 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue
Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Email: mfarhadfca@yahoo.com
2. Mr. Mohammed Salim, ICMA Bangladesh
Address:
ICMA Bangladesh
ICMA Bhaban, Nilkhet
Dhaka-1205
Bangladesh
E-mail: salimlsc@yahoo.co.uk
3. CA. Atul Gupta, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Address:
ICAI Bhawan,
P.O. Box No. 7100, Indraprastha Marg,
New Delhi – 110002, India
Email: vicepresident@icai.in
4. CMA Balwinder Singh, Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Address:
THE INSTITUTE OF COST ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA
12 ,Sudder Street ,KolKata – 700016
Delhi Office
3 ,Institutional Area Lodhi Road ,New Delhi – 110003
Email: : vicepresident@icmai.in, balwinder@costaccountant.in
5. CA. Krishna Prasad Acharya, ICA Nepal
Address:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal Satdobato, Lalitpur Post Box No.: 5289
Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: kpacharya_15@yahoo.com
6. Mr. Mohammad Abdullah Yusuf, ICA Pakistan
Address:
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
Chartered Accountants Avenue Clifton Block 8 Karachi -75600, Pakistan.
Email: abdullahyusuf48@gmail.com
7. Mr. Manil Jayesinghe, CA Sri Lanka
Address:
No.30A, Malalasekera Mawatha, Colombo 07,Western Province 700, Sri LankaTelephone : +94-11-2352000 (General)
Telephone : +94-11-2352099 (Student Inquiries)
Fax : +94-11-2352060Email: secretariat@casrilanka.com
Email: secretariat@casrilanka.com
8. Mr. H.M.Hennayaka Bandara, CMA Sri Lanka
Address:
: Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka
29 / 24, Visaka Lane,
Colombo 04, Sri Lanka.
Email: hennayake.bandara@outlook.com

 

Board Meetings 2007-2015

2007
S.No. Meeting Date(s) Place
1. 1st 3rd-4th April 2007 New Delhi,India
2. 2nd 26th August 2007 Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka
3. 3rd 13th -14th December 2007 ICAI Bhawan, WIRC of ICAI, Mumbai, India
2008
4. 4th 4th April 2008 Avari Hotel, Lahore, Pakistan
5. 5th 3rd July 2008 Ashok Hotel, New Delhi, India
6. 6th 23rd November 2008 Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur, India
2009
7. 7th 25th January 2009 Grande Hotel Pokhara, Nepal
8. 8th 8th May 2009 Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
9. 9th 4th July 2009 Hotel Jaypee Palace, Agra, India
10. 10th 18th August 2009 ICA Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan
11. 11th 6th November 2009 Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2010
12. 12th 23rd January 2010 Hotel Radisson, Kathmandu, Nepal
13. 13th 27th April 2010 Hotel Galadari, Colombo, Sri Lanka
14. 14th 8th August 2010 Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
15. 15th 10th December 2010 Hotel Soaltee Crown Plaza, Kathmandu, Nepal
2011
16. 16th 10th April 2011 Karachi, Pakistan
17. 17th 25th September, 2011 Kathmandu, Nepal
18. 18th 29th November 2011 Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2012
19. 19th 20th January, 2012 Hotel Pearl Continental, Lahore, Pakistan
20. 20th 14th March 2012  Hotel Taj Mahal, New Delhi
21. 21st 3rd May, 2012 Senate Bhaban,University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
22. 22nd 21st June 2012 Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka
23. 23rd 14th September 2012 Kathmandu, Nepal
24. 24th 10th November, 2012 Expo International Centre, Lahore, Pakistan
2013
25. 25th 12th January, 2013 Hotel Ruposhi Bangla, Dhaka, Bangladesh
26. 26th 23rd March, 2013 CA Sri Lanka premises, Colombo, Sri Lanka
27. 27th 17th June 2013 Colombo, Sri Lanka
28. 28th 11th October 2013 Dhaka, Bangladesh
29. 29th 22nd November 2013 Kolkata, India
2014
30. 30th 21st January, 2014 CA Sri Lanka premises, Colombo, Sri Lanka
31. 31st 10th March 2014 Hotel Marriott, Karachi, Pakistan
32. 32nd 3rd May 2014 Hotel Sarena, Islamabad, Pakistan
33. 33rd 9th june 2014 Paradise Island Resort, Maldives
34. 34th 20th July 2014 Hotel Radisson, Kathmandu, Nepal
35. 35th 10th Sep 2014 Dhaka, Bangladesh
36. 36th 11th October 2014 New Delhi,India
37. 37th 4th December 2014 Bhubaneshwar,Odisha, India.
2015
38. 38th 29th January 2015 Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bangalore, India
39. 39th Hotel Radisson, Kathmandu, Nepal
40. 40th Hotel Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo, Sri Lanka
41. 41st Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2016

42.

42nd  SAFA Board meeting

29th January 2016

Lahore, Pakistan

43

43rd SAFA Board meeting

24th April, 2016

Mumbai, India

44.

44th SAFA Board meeting

12th August, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal

45

45th SAFA Board Meeting

5th November, 2016

Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

2017

46.

46th SAFA Board meeting

January 29, 2017

Dhaka, Bangladesh

47.

47th SAFA Board meeting

April 30, 2017

Islamabad, Pakistan

48.

48th SAFA Board meeting

August 29, 2017

Kathmandu, Nepal

49.

49th SAFA Board meeting

November 1, 2017

Colombo, Sri Lanka

50.

50th SAFA Board meeting

December 7, 2017

Mumbai, India

 

2018

42.

51st  SAFA Board meeting

February 1, 2018

Kathmandu, Nepal

43

52nd SAFA Board meeting

May 11, 2018

Kathmandu, Nepal