The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) recently conducted a series of career guidance seminars titled 'Sisu Nena' for Advanced Level students in the North Central and Uva Provinces.
A workshop for the students of North Central Province was held at the National Youth Services Council premises Anuradhapura with the participation of over 500 Advanced Level students. Simultaneously the Institute concerted three more workshops for the Uva Province Advanced Level students in Welimada Indrani Hall, Bandarawela Dharmapala Vidyalaya and Badullla Central College which were well responded with the participation of over 1,000 students.
These workshops were conducted by Mr. T. Dharmarajah a practising Chartered Accountant and an eminent personality in the accounting field who nurtured the participants with the latest theoretical and practical concepts of accountancy.
The prime motive of organizing seminars of this nature is to provide a stable foundation of confidence and knowledge for students sitting the Advanced Level examination which is a significant and decisive milestone in their lives.
Furthermore these seminars are conducted by highly trained professionals who enlightened the participants with the latest information on the accounting field which is essential for their upcoming examination. A spokesperson of the institute commenting about this seminar said that ICASL is pleased to initiate events of this calibre which assist students of our country to realize the true potential bestowed in them. He further stated the institute plans to hold similar workshops in other parts of the country as well.
ICASL is a globally recognized accounting body that has served the student generation of our country for the past 50 years with trust and dependability. Presently there are over 30,000 students who have joined hands with this prestigious institute to broaden their intellect and build a predominant future career.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, which is the sole authority in setting up Accounting and Auditing Standards in Sri Lanka, was constituted by Act No. 23 of Parliament in 1959.Presently, the membership strength is more than 3500 of which, approximately 750 are based overseas and they are engaged in diverse sectors across commerce and industry, academia, government and public practice