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Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Centenary celebrations

CIMA President reiterates potential of CSE

CIMA and CSE officials at the bell ringing ceremony
CIMA and CSE officials at the bell ringing ceremony

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) participated at the bell ringing ceremony to celebrate its 100 successful years.

The event took place at the Colombo Stock Exchange Trading floor yesterday.

CIMA is the world’s largest professional body of management accountants offering the most relevant accounting qualification for a career in business.

CIMA was formed in March 1919, as the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants while CIMA Sri Lanka was established in 1965 and is celebrating 55 years in Sri Lanka this year.

CIMA President Amal Ratnayake speaking at the market opening ceremony said CIMA understands the value of changing with the times and throughout its 100 years, CIMA have grown and evolved in a big way.

“That’s why with a combined strength of CIMA, we are able to reinforce our commitment to strengthen and provoke the dynamic accounting profession worldwide.

“Today businesses are operating in an increasingly complex and ambiguous world. Unprecedented changes and technological innovations are transforming the way we live and the way we work, Ratnayake said adding that in this transformative time, CIMA processionals play a crucial role in terms of making businesses thrive.

“Our skills and expertise drives sustainable businesses and has helped many organizations to achieve greater success,” Ratnayake added.

Moreover, he added that the CSE has seen many changes and catered to the needs of services and businesses in Sri Lanka.

“The CSE has become one of the best trading stock exchanges in the world. This transformation is reflecting Sri Lanka’s dynamic culture, the spirit of the country whose people are dedicated to drive prosperity

CSE Chief Executive Officer Rajeeva Bandaranaike speaking at the event said,” CIMA completed 100 successful years of operating as a professional institute and has been helping individuals and businesses around the world to differentiate them by harnessing the full power of management accounting. CIMA has a global qualification which has infused values into different areas of businesses across the world.”

He added that CIMA has enabled individuals to obtain a qualification which will well prepare them to meet the needs of the organization and this is the reason why perhaps CIMA members are sought after by leading organizations across the world.


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