London, United Kingdom, March 06, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Rashid Rahman Mir, senior partner of Russell Bedford member firm Rahman Sarfaraz Rahim Iqbal Rafiq Chartered Accountants (RSRIR), has been elected President of the Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants (PIPFA) for 2011.
He has served as a member of the Board of Governors of PIPFA since 2008.
Rashid Rahman Mir is also honorary secretary and Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). He was elected to ICAP’s Council for the first time in 2005 and was re-elected in 2009 for a term of four years.
He has also been Vice President (2001-02) and President (2004-05) of the Lahore Tax Bar Association and Senior Vice President (2005-07) of the Pakistan Tax Bar Association.
In addition, he is a fellow member of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP).
For further information, contact Rashid Rahman Mir on +92 42 35875965. Alternatively, visit the websites www.rsrir.com and www.russellbedford.com.
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