18th Charter Award Ceremony
The 18th Charter Award Ceremony by CFA Society Pakistan was organized at the President House in Islamabad on 17 September 2021.
The Honorable President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi graced the event as the Chief Guest and Mr. Aamir Khan, Chairman, SECP attended the event as a special guest. Dr. Arif Alvi gave a motivational speech on importance of Ethics for professionals and also presented them with the Charter Certificates. Ms. Margaret Franklin, CFA, President & CEO of CFA Institute also gave a virtual speech at the event.
Charter Award Ceremony is organized annually to recognize the new Charterholders, who with immense hard work and effort, clear all three levels of the CFA Exam and meet the 3 years' relevant work experience requirement to earn the title. During 2020-21 around 140 new Charterholders joined the community!
17th Charter Award Ceremony
The 17th Charter Award Ceremony by CFA Society Pakistan was held on 18th November, 2019 at the Governor's House in Karachi.
The Honorable Governor Sindh, Mr. Imran Ismail graced the event as the Chief Guest and Mr. Paul Smith, CFA, Former President & CEO, CFA Institute was the Guest of Honor for the evening. Mr. Paul Smith, CFA gave a motivational keynote speech to the new Charterholders and also presented them with the Charter Certificates.
Charter Award Ceremony is organized annually to recognize the new Charterholders, who with immense hard work and effort, clear all three levels of the CFA Exam and meet the 4 years' relevant work experience requirement to earn the title. This year 70 new Charterholders were presented with the Charter at the Ceremony.
16th Charter Award Ceremony
The 16th annual Charter Award Ceremony by CFA Society Pakistan was held on 18th December, 2018 at the Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi.
Following the legacy of the CFA Institute, CFA Society Pakistan organized the Charter Award Ceremony to recognize the new Charterholders, who with immense hardwork and effort, cleared all three levels of the CFA Exam and met the 4 years' relevant work experience requirement to become Charterholders. This year 98 new Charterholders were presented with the Charter at the Ceremony.
Mr. Geoffrey Ng, Member, Board of Governors, CFA Institute and Mr. Inayat Hussain, CFA, Executive Director, Banking Supervision Group, State Bank of Pakistan graced the event as Chief Guests and welcomed the new Charterholders to the CFA Family.
15th Charter Award Ceremony
CFA Society Pakistan organized its annual Charter Award Ceremony at the Pearl Continental Hotel on December 24, 2017, to recognize the new charterholders and celebrate their efforts and achievements. 77 charterholders joined the local community which takes the total number of charterholders to 726.
We were honoured to host Mr. Aftab Diwan, CEO Central Depository Company, and Mr. Larry Cao, CFA, Director Content CFA Institute Asia Pacific as Keynote Speakers for the Ceremony. They also presented the charters to the new charterholders.
Mr. Aftab Diwan gave great advice to the young professionals and his words became a source of encouragement and motivation for them. Mr. Larry Cao spoke on Fintech and CFA Institute's research on the matter.
The event was qualified for 1 CE hour.
14th Charter Awards Ceremony
CFA Society Pakistan held its exclusive event "14th Charter Awards Ceremony" at the Pearl Continental Hotel on 24th November 2016. CFA Society Pakistan annually recognizes the new charterholders and celebrates their efforts, dedication and achievements. A total of seventy one charterholders newly joined the community which takes the total number of local charterholders to 643.
We were honored to host Mr. Attila Koksal, CFA from CFA Institute Board of Governors and Dr. Tony Tan, CFA, Head Advocacy Asia Pacific CFA Institute. Their presence was a source of motivation and inspiration to the new charterholders as they personally presented the charters to the young professionals and acknowledged the critical support of family members as the candidates go through the rigorous study cycle.
The ceremony was also graced by Mr. Ehsan A. Malik, CEO, The Pakistan Business Council who presented a very realistic and practical view on Pakistan’s economic challenges and way forward.
CFA Society Pakistan heartily welcomed the new comers in our community of select professionals and we hope to see their active presence and participation in society activities. View the pics.
The event was qualified for 1 CE hour.
13th Annual Charters Award Ceremony
CFA Society Pakistan organised its 13th Annual Charter Awards Ceremony on 11th January 2016 to welcome the new Charter holders and facilitate them to develop their contacts network within the industry. The Ceremony was graced by one of the most senior personalities of Pakistan Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform/Deputy Chairman Planning Commission. Mr Ahsan, congratulated the new charterholders and at the same time appreciated CFA Society Pakistan for its efforts to develop the capital markets of Pakistan. the Minister gave some valuable insights on the topic of the evening - The Economic & Development Impact of CPEC (China Pakistan Economic Corridor). s outstanding work for its Members, Candidates and Financial Industry. An enthusiastic evening where Minister enlightened the audience by shedding light on CPEC by his intellectual speech. Many thanks to Mr. Ahsan for taking out his precious time for our Society and heartiest congratulations to the new charterholders. its outstanding work for its Members, Candidates and Financial Industry. An enthusiastic evening where Minister enlightened the audience by shedding light on CPEC by his intellectual speech. Many thanks to Mr. Ahsan for taking out his precious time for our Society and heartiest congratulations to the new charterholders.
Mr. Ashraf Bava, CFA, President CFA Society of Pakistan also congratulated the new Charterholders and presented a brief overview of the activities conducted by the society locally and invited the members – the new and old – to actively participate and contribute to the industry.
12th Annual Charter Awards Ceremony
A Message for the New Charter holders:
Hard work of preparing for the exams and partaking in your daily role in this profession, upkeeping the integrity and ethics is important for the future of finance globally and in your region. You are now a part of a global community of investment professionals dedicated to ethics and excellence. This is what we call indeed "You are the Future of Finance".
CFA Society Pakistan hosted its 12th Annual Charter Awards Ceremony on December 04, 2014 at Movenpick Hotel Karachi. Mr. Paul Smith, CFA – Managing Director, Asia Pacific, CFA Institute, Hong Kong graced the occasion as chief guest. He congratulated the new charter holders who strived day and night in order to put a valuable three words "CFA" after their names. The event was followed by dinner. It was a good opportunity for our members to network and first hand gain the global perspective from Mr. Smith.