The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB), observed the "International Accounting Day 2019" on Sunday (November 10).
A rally was brought out by leading members of the institute at Kawran Bazarand and ended at CA Bhaban.
Multitudes of people from different CA firms, public and private universities across the country attended the rally to commemorate the day.The International Accounting Day, on the 10th of November has been observed by countries across the globe. In light of this, the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) has decided to join the world in illuminating the importance of accounting and the people in the profession and therefore celebrate the Day on November 10th this year.
The November 10, bears great significance for the accountancy community. Italian Mathematician and Franciscan friar, Luca Bartolomeo de Pacioli authored a book titled "Summa de Arithmetica Geometria Proportioni et Propotionalita" (Everything about Arithmetic, Geometry and Proportion). The book was published in Venice on November 10, 1494. First of its kind, the book aimed to summarize the mathematical knowledge of that time period. It is considered to be the first printed essay on double entry bookkeeping called "Method of Venice" and was a direct base of some widespread works on mercantile accounting.
The Board member of ICAB Gopal Chandro Ghosh FCA, Mahmudul Hasan Khosru FCA, Md Mahmud Hossain FCA, the of Chaiman of Dhaka Regional Committee MH Ariful Islam FCA and other members of the committee attended the rally with others.