ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, July 08, 2007
Vol. 42 - No 06
Financial Times  

CIMA Sri Lanka division calls for better economic activity

CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) Sri Lanka Division called for better economic activity in the country to beat the negative economic challenges that’s present today.

“CIMA always strives to bring out investor and stakeholder interests to beat the economic challenges that we all face today. It is important to realise that we as a management community need to stay together and work towards economic activity,” Gowri Shanker, Deputy President, CIMA Sri Lanka Division said. She made this point at a press conference this week to introduce Aruna Fernando, owner of Micronet Information (Pvt) Ltd who was elected President of CIMA Sri Lanka Division recently.

Fernando said that CIMA is gearing to expand its reach in the country in a bid to draw more students and is looking at developing closer relationships with the employers in order to attract CIMA members to lucrative positions in the job market.

“We are also in the process of establishing a financial aid package together with the banks for aspiring students,” he said.

Fernando, also an Associate member of the British Computer Society, said that CIMA will give a report to the government on the National Development Plan.

Fernando has been actively involved in CIMA Sri Lanka Division since 1999, serving as a member the Student Services Committee and was the Chairman of the Schools Promotions Committee in 2000. He was elected to the CIMA Sri Lanka Divisional Council in 2001.


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