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IFAC President discusses progress of accounting profession with Prime Minister

President of CA Sri Lanka Mr. Arjuna Herath, Vice President Mr. Lasantha Wickremasinghe, CEO Mr. Aruna Alwis, Vice President of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) Mr. Naeem Akhtar Sheikh, President of CMA Sri Lanka Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala, Chairman of CIMA Sri Lanka Mr. Vipula Gunatilleka and CIMA Regional Director Mr. Bradly Emerson, were also present at the meeting.

President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Ms. Olivia Kirtley and CFO Mr. Russel Guthrie, who are on an official visit to Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday, 28th July 2015 at Temple Trees. During the meeting, Ms. Kirtley explained the role of IFAC in developing the profession and helping maintain the standard of local bodies at an international level, while also matters in connection to the progression of the accounting profession in a Sri Lankan context was discussed at length.