South Asian Federation of Accountants
The South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) is a forum of professional accounting bodies in the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region of eight nations. It works in the public interest and towards broad economic development of the region in part through promoting harmonization of accounting standards and practices.
|Status||A forum under SAARC|
|President||Mr.A K M Delwer Hussain|
|Vice President||Mr. H M Hennayake Bandara|
|Chairperson of the Women Leadership Committee||Maria Howlader FCA|
It was founded in 1984. The strategy of the organization is not to create new standards, but rather to promote harmonization by building common knowledge and adoption of International Accounting Standards (IAS, which accommodates regional/national variations).
Former presidents of the SAFA include Jamal Uddin Ahmad.