New body to lead ICAI 
Dubai chapter

DUBAI — The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), UAE (Dubai) Chapter has announced the election of a new managing committee.The new managing committee comprises S. Venkatesh, chairman, James Mathew, vice chairman, Nimish Makvana, secretary, and Pankaj Mundra, treasurer. The Chapter also elected Karuna Luthar, Stany Pereira, Krishnan Ramachandran, Harikishan Rankawat and Rishi Aggarwal as executive members of the 
managing committee.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, or ICAI, is recognized as a premier accounting body and is now the second largest accounting body in the world, with over 170,000 members.

The Dubai Chapter has been in existence for nearly 30 years and is the largest and most active of the overseas chapters of the accounting body, with approximately 1500 active members. The chapter is actively involved in enhancing and updating the professional knowledge of its members through organizing seminars under the Continuing Professional Education programme of the Institute. It also conducts various other activities for the benefit of its members and the community. Venkatesh said commencement of the 30th year of the chapter will be marked by the visit of the Indian Minister for Corporate Affairs Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, who will address the members of the Chapter on 2nd October.

At a discussion following their election, the members of the newly committee said they plan to further enhance the standing of the Dubai entity as the largest overseas chapter of the ICAI and to convene seminars and events on a variety of topics that would be of significant interest to its members.

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