2nd Graduation Ceremony at Lahore
25 Oct 2014
Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountant (PIPFA) celebrated its 2nd Graduation Ceremony for its Gold Medalists, Merit Holders and Qualified Students at Royal Palm Country and Golf Club, Lahore on Saturday the 25th October, 2014. Mr. Muhammad Akhtar Buland Rana, Auditor General of Pakistan graced the event as Chief Guest. Amongst Guests of Honor were Mr. Shahzad Ahmad Awan President PIPFA, Mr. Zia ul Mustafa Awan President ICMA Pakistan, Mr. Mohammad Maqbool Vice President PIPFA & ICAP / Dean of University of Lahore, and Mrs. Rozina Muzammil Executive Director PIPFA. Besides them, all other Lahore-based BOG members, senior bureaucrates of Govt. of Pakistan & Govt. of the Punjab, Faculty Members of PIPFA and PIPFA Graduates & their parents/spouses/friends throughout from the Punjab, KPK,Gigit-Baltistan provinces and AJK participated in the ceremony. Professor Muhammad Ijaz Butt, Head of Economics Department Punjab Group of Colleges performed functions of the Master of the Ceremony.
Welcoming the Chief Guest, guests, participants & their relatives and Media, Mr.Shahzad Ahmad Awan President PIPFA remarked that it is the first occasion when heads of all the three sponsoring bodies of PIPFA have gathered on the same floor. In his inaugural address, he emphasized upon character building. Mr.Zia ul Mustafa Awan President ICMA Pakistan highlighted the gap between the number of professionals required by the market and that presently available in Pakistan. Mr. Mohammad Maqbool Vice President of PIPFA and ICAP urged upon the enforcement of ethics. Mrs. Rozina Muzammil Executive Director PIPFA while giving progress of PIPFA apprised the participants the Vision and Mission Statement of PIPFA and the role played by PIPFA in capacity building of personnel in disciplines of Accounts, Finance and Audit. The Hon’able Chief Guest in his valediction speech presented his gratitude to the management of PIPFA for organizing a praise-worthy Graduation Ceremony stating that he feels honored to be within Gold Medalists and PIPFA Graduates. He admired the role of PIPFA in professional development of human resource in the fields of Accounts, Finance and Audit. He assured of his full support to PIPFA to maintain and augment its quality education. He congratulated the Gold Medalists, Merit Certificate Holders and PIPFA Graduates for their glorious success. He added that their parents and teachers equally deserve appreciation.
In the end, the Chief Guest distributed gold medals, merit and qualification certificates amongst students and awarded shields/souvenirs to guests of honor/guests and organizers. The Vice President PIPFA presented a shield to the Chief Guest on behalf of PIPFA.
Participants expressed great enthusiasm and thanked the PIPFA management for organizing a marvelous ceremony for their encouragement. Electronic and print media gave an elaborate coverage to the event. The management thanked all the guests, participants, media and organizers for gracing the event and making it successful.