Ayla Majid becomes the first South Asian woman to be appointed as ACCA’s Vice President
LAHORE: The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) elected Pakistani native Ayla Majid to the position of vice president on Wednesday.
Majid has made history with the appointment since she is the first South Asian woman to be elected for this international post in the 118-year history of ACCA. On his official Twitter account, former foreign ministry spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri tweeted the news and congratulated Majid on the accomplishment.
Majid is a fervent supporter of sustainability and the energy transition, according to ACCA Pakistan’s official Twitter account, which also announced the announcement of her appointment.
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“Ayla is really passionate about encouraging women’s participation in politics. Ayla actively promotes women on boards and is a proponent of board diversity. The tweet stated that she was the country of Pakistan’s first female board member.
The international association of professional accountants honored her again and stated that because of trailblazers like her, women’s influence and effect are transforming Pakistan for the better.
Zara Naeem, a Pakistani student, brought honor to her homeland in 2021 by earning the highest score ever recorded internationally on the Financial Reporting test for the ACCA exams, which were administered in December 2020.
Zara, a student at the SKANS School of Accounting in Lahore, was one of the 527,000 students from 179 nations that sat the exam.