ICAI – (Dubai) Chapter NPIO inaugurated office in DIFC


Dubai Chapter of ICAI was formed 36 Years ago to promote the professional
interest of its members, by providing a forum to Chartered Accountants
residing in Dubai and Northern Emirates. Dubai Chapter is the largest and
most active award-winning Chapter of the 32 overseas chapters of ICAI.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Dubai) Chapter NPIO with 3
First Founding Members CA. Nimish Makvana, CA. Naveen Sharma and CA. Pankaj
Mundra got provisional approval from DIFC to incorporate Non
– Profit entity Under the Chairmanship of CA. Nimish Makvana and his team in
year 2015-16.

After completing all the necessary formalities by CA. Naveen Sharma and his
team The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Dubai Chapter)
announced the opening of its new office in Dubai International Financial
Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub for the Middle East,
Africa and South Asia region. To celebrate this opening, Mr Arif Amiri,
Chief Executive Officer of DIFC Authority inaugurated the new office in the
presence of 3 First Founding Members, Past Chairmen, Managing Committee and
dignitaries. This mark yet another landmark for ICAI as it integrates itself
further into the financial space of the UAE. The DIFC is the foremost
financial hub for Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The registration with
an organization of this magnitude puts the ICAI into the very heart of the
financial activity in the region.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is having its Overseas
office in Dubai registered as a branch of ICAI with license issued by Dubai
Creative Clusters Authority and located at Dubai Knowledge Park since 2004.
CA. Prabhdeep Singh Baweja, Regional Director of ICAI heads the Overseas
office which caters to the needs of the members and students in the Middle
East and African Region. ICAI has 16 chapters in these regions which include
10 in Middle East and 6 in Africa and with presence of large number of
members in these regions, the Overseas office acts as coordinating and focal
point for working with the chapters and achieving the objectives of the
organization in these regions.