Monday, May 10, 2010

ACCA declared Best Brand second time in a row!

ACCA declared Best Brand second time in a row!

ACCA Pakistan has been declared as the winner of 'Brands of the Year
Award' in the category of Professional Accountancy Program for the
second time, consecutively, this year. ACCA's success with a decisive
majority indicates a continuum of ACCA's increasing brand popularity,
strong stakeholder confidence and a high level of customer

The award was received by Mr Mohammad Shahid Khan, Assistant Manager
Business Development from the honourable Prime Minister Mr Yousuf Raza
Gilani accompanied by Mr Nisar Khoro, Acting Governor Sindh and Mr
Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister, Sindh. Also present, to the honors
were, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mr Rauf Siddique and Director
General, Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO), Mr Syed Khalid
Mehmood Bukhari.

Brands of the year Award is a public-private partnership programme
aimed at creating awareness about brand importance and encouraging
healthy brand competition in Pakistan. This year the contest featured
550 contenders in 175 diverse categories of goods and services judged
through a consumer survey, from which, 153 brands were identified and
endowed with Brand of the Year Award.

While addressing the Brand of the Year Awards ceremony, the prime
minister, Mr Yousuf Raza Gilani congratulated the wining brands on
their success and appreciated the value and repute they add to
Pakistan's business industry. Honourable prime minster highly
emphasised on the critical role of brand development, quality
assurance and registered trademark to Pakistan's trade and industry.

On this occasion, Mr Arif Masud Mirza, Head of ACCA Pakistan said that
it was an honour for ACCA Pakistan to be acknowledged as a winning
brand and congratulated ACCA community - members, trainees, Approved
Learning Partners and Approved Employers for living the true values of
the ACCA Brand and aiming to be Fit for the Customer in all the
professional endeavours.