ICAI Study Tour to Sydney and Melbourne September 18-23, 2013.
May, 02nd 2013
The Australia and India have enjoyed a special bonding in terms of their move to a regional economic operation and in terms of services sector in general and accountancy sector in particular. Both countries share common cultural and linguistic ties as both are part of the Commonwealth of Nations. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia (ICAA). These MoUs will provide an ample opportunity and recognition to Indian Chartered Accountants in Australia.
In order to promote member to member and firm to firm contact so as to under stand the economic and regulatory environment and better understanding of the economic opportunities and to tap the vast market existing for Chartered Accountants in Australia; the International Affairs Committee of ICAI will be undertaking the tour to selected cities of Australia during 18-23 September, 2013 for members, on self financing basis. The Study Tour is a mix of business meetings and networking.
The study tour would seek to hold discussions with counterpart organizations, stakeholders, members etc. and will have the following basic objectives:-
Build sustainable capacity by providing participants an opportunity to see and interact with various officials in respective countries
Facilitate understanding and steps towards networking of the accounting firms in India and respective countries
Seek association for the research and developmental activities of the Institute in different fields
Discuss the issues of qualification and ways to facilitate cooperation at firm level
Develop an understanding to help trade and industry in the respective countries and facilitate inter-country trade and investment
Since, the delegation size would be limited to 50, registration for the study tour would be on first-come-first-serve basis and ICAI reserves the right to finalize the composition of the delegation. The package would include the following:
Economy Class Airfare with applicable taxes Ex- New Delhi
All accommodation on twin sharing basis in 4 star hotels or similar to cut down on costs
All meals (Indian): Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
All transfers by private A/C coach
Sight seeing activities in Sydney and Melbourne
Cost of all entrance tickets / fees for the above mentioned sightseeing tours.
Services of local tour guide and/or tour escort
All current applicable Hotel & Government Taxes
Complete details reading the itinerary and the amount to be paid will be uploaded on the website www.icai.org shortly. The interested members (spouses are allowed) may write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any further information
For further details, please contact:
Secretariat of the International Affairs Committee, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan, PB No. 7100, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi - 110 002, India. Ph +91 11 30110443,448, 39893989 (Extn. 443,448), fax +91 11 30110591.