NEW ICAI OFFICE BEARERS: The Doha chapter of Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has elected new office bearers for 2008-09. Kurian Kuriakose, a managing partner with Morrison Menon has been elected the chairman. Other members of the new executive committee are Javed Siddiqui (Qtel) as vice chairman; Srikaran Venkataramanan (Doha Bank) as secretary and Utkarsh Patel (RasGas) as treasurer. Other committee members are Rengarajan Srinivasan; Aravind Krishnaswamy; Ravi Bansal; Hatim Hussain and Kotesh Katta. The Doha chapter, established in 1981, is the oldest among the 15 overseas chapters of the ICAI. The meeting, which was sponsored by QNB NRI services, paid tributes to one of its members KA Baby, who passed away last week.