Delwer Hussain elected Vice President of SAFA

A K M Delwer Hussain FCMA is elected the Vice President of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) in the 63rd SAFA Board meeting of SAFA on August 8, 2020. He will be the president of SAFA for the year 2021.

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. 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).

Delwer Hussain did his graduation with honours and masters in Management from the University of Dhaka. He is a veteran professional Cost and Management Accountant of the country. A.K.M. Delwer Hussain FCMA was the President of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) for the years 2004 and 2013. 

He was first elected as a Council Member of ICMAB in 1999 and till to date he elected as Council Member of ICMAB in every terms of the Council.  He was elected as a Board Member and also Member of the Strategic Committee of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) in 2004.

Delwer Hussain was the former Chairman of Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation (BSFIC), largest State owned Corporation of Bangladesh. He was the Director of Rupali Bank Ltd., a state owned commercial bank of the country.