Lahore – Press Release:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) organized the CA Pakistan Golf Tournament 2021 at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club. The tournament has provided the exhilarating opportunities to its members to unwind and network with fellow professionals and senior executives from the corporate sector. A large number of golfers including senior professionals, amateurs, senior veterans, ladies, master and guest golfers participated in the tournament held the other day. The prize distribution ceremony of the tournament was attended by leaders from the corporate sector, heads of businesses, eminent professionals, dignitaries, and members of the Institute.
Governor of the Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar was the chief guest at CA Pakistan Golf Tournament 2021. He addressed the participants and in his address, he appreciated the efforts of ICAP for providing excellence not only in professional services but also in extracurricular activities such as golfing. He expressed his gratitude for the zeal and excitement of the participants of the tournament. He appreciated ICAP for producing quality professionals since 1961. The Governor expressed that many educational organizations are running just to make money rather than quality education to the society. He said that ICAP has made its mark in Professional education both locally and globally. He further suggested that ICAP should join hands with the Government to restructure the public sector organizations and promised his support in this respect. The Governor expressed his special gratitude for ICAP having 10000 members for competing among professional bodies with more than hundred thousand members globally.
On his address, President ICAP Mr. Iftikhar Taj stated that golf and Chartered Accountancy has so many resemblances such as precision, transparency, focus, judgment, good governance and accurate reporting. He further said that ICAP is not a money making institute rather we are doing our efforts in contributing to Pakistan’s economy at large. Institute is producing excellent professionals over the years who are contributing significantly for the betterment of Pakistan. Talking about the initiative the Institute has taken for accommodating talent pool of the country, he said that ICAP has different scholarship programs and Edhi CA Talent Program is one of them which is giving 100% scholarships to position holders of different streams of HSSC.
Chairman Organizing Committee Rana M. Usman Khan expressed his sincere appreciations to all the participants, organizing committee and sponsors for making this golf tournament very successful. He further stated that Institute will continue this legacy and will hold more such amazing tournaments in the future as well.
It was a 18 hole tournament and exciting prizes were awarded to nearest to pin winners, longest drive winners, gross/net winners and runners up.