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CA Sri Lanka hosts Asia and Pacific Accountants Board Meeting

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) recently hosted the Board Meeting and committee meetings of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA), which is the largest regional accounting organisation with a geographical area that spans half the globe.

The meetings held on 22nd and 23rd May 2014 saw the participation of accountants from the Asia Pacific region including Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, China, India, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The CAPA meetings included the Board Meeting, Annual General Meeting, Governance and Audit Committee meeting, Public Sector FM Committee meeting, the Professional Accountancy Organisations Development Committee meeting and the Public Sector Financial Management Committee meeting.

CAPA is the Regional Organisation representing national accountancy organisations across the Asia-Pacific region. Today, CAPA has a membership of 31 accountancy organisations in 23 jurisdictions.

The incumbent President of CAPA is Mr. Sujeewa Mudalige, Past President of CA Sri Lanka. CA Sri Lanka’s incumbent President Mr. Arjuna Herath was meanwhile appointed as a board member of CAPA at the Board Meeting held in Colombo this month.

The CAPA membership includes Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Fiji, France, India, Japan, Korea, D.P.R Korea, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samara Region, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, United States of America and Vietnam

CA Sri Lanka also hosted the CAPA Board and Committee meetings in 2012.