IFAC Board appoints M. Ali Latif as Member of the SMPAG


KARACHI: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has always been playing a pivotal role in positioning the CA Pakistan Brand prominently on all international Accounting Forums and strengthening the CA Pakistan brand image internationally, says a Press release.
The IFAC Board has appointed M. Ali Latif, Vice President ICAP (2020-21) and recently elected member of the Council serving for second consecutive four-year term (2021-25), as Member of the IFAC Small and Medium Practices Advisory Group (SMPAG) for 2022-2024.
M. Ali Latif is a Fellow Member (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and currently working as Partner in “M/s Muniff Ziauddin & Co., Chartered Accountants”.
Latif has more than 15 years of varied professional experience in areas of Audit, Public Financial Management, Tax Planning and Business Advisory. He is a Council Member since 2017 and had also earlier served as an Elected Member of the Northern Regional Committee of ICAP for two consecutive four-year terms (2009-2013 & 2013-2017). He has remained as Chairman of numerous ICAP Committees and has also served as President of Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants – PIPFA.
The IFAC SMP Advisory Group is an advisory body that provides strategic input on IFAC’s activities in following main areas: (1) Supporting standard setting-providing regular and timely input to the international standard-setting process in order to help ensure the stability, relevance, and proportionality of international standards to SMEs/SMPs; (2) Building a future-ready profession-developing and sharing practical guidance, tools and resources with a focus on implementation of international standards, practice management and business advisory services; and Speaking out – promoting the visibility and recognition of SMPs and representing and advocating on behalf of SMPs and SMEs worldwide.