Muhammad Abdullah, a young Pakistani student from Lahore has been declared the global prize winner by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) for scoring the highest marks among all ACCA students globally who appeared in its Strategic Business Reporting (SBR) paper in September 2020 exam session.
ACCA has a strong global presence with over 527,000 students in 179 countries currently pursuing its qualifications that rigorously test the skills, abilities and competencies that a modern-day accountant needs, with a firm grounding in ethics and professionalism. The ACCA Qualification prepares students for a rewarding global career as a qualified and ethical finance professional.
The excellent exam performance of Pakistani youth in ACCA’s competitive exams is another reminder that with the right support and a platform, Pakistan’s youth can truly put the country on the global map for talent, innovation and professional excellence.
It’s also an indication that the country is fast becoming a global source for future-ready business professionals who can compete with professionals around the world, build rewarding careers overseas or help realise Pakistan’s potential of becoming a preferred destination for global outsourcing encouraging global businesses to invest in setting up their back office operations in Pakistan and create employment opportunities for our youth who have global qualifications and repute.
Abdullah is a resident of Lahore’s Rajgarh locality and has done all his early schooling from Lahore’s Saint Anthony’s School. He then took admission at the famous Government College University Lahore and passed his FSc – Pre-engineering with an impressive overall score of 92%.
His father is also a professional accountant and is happy to see his son following in his footsteps and pursuing a career in accounting and finance. His mother, who played a key role in infusing the spirit of a fighter in him, has a master’s degree in English Literature.
In addition to global acclaim and exciting career prospects, all ACCA’s global position holders will also receive a certificate and cash prize from ACCA.