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New Afghanistan-based member joins Asia region

9th November 2017

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Long-standing member of MGI Worldwide IIyas Saeed & Co (ISCO) from Pakistan has opened a new Branch Office in Kabul, Afghanistan and becomes the latest new member to join the international accounting network in the Asia region.

Managing Partner, Muhammad Abdul Basit heads up the newly joined Kabul-based firm known as IIyas Saeed Chartered Accountants (ISCA). Mr. Basit is a specialist in Assurance & Advisory related services and speaks fluent English, Urdu, Dari and Punjabi. 

As part of a new growth strategy, the Kabul-based firm are actively pursuing Banks and other Multinational Organizations in Afghanistan as they believe there are considerable opportunities given the quality of audit work being performed by other firms in the country. 

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Mr. Basit comments, “IIyas Saeed & Co (ISCO) is a long-standing member of MGI Worldwide for over 30 years.  We opened our Branch Office, IIyas Saeed Chartered Accountants (ISCA) in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2016.  We believe there is good potential and opportunity to grow our firm rapidly in Afghanistan and we are thankful for MGI Worldwide providing this opportunity.”

Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and China in the far northeast - it also borders Gilgit-Baltistan in this region.

With a population of 35 million it is the 42nd most populous country and 41st largest country in the world.

Joining Muhammed as an MGI Worldwide Key contact at the Kabul-based firm is Manager for Assurance & Advisory, Irfan Khalid Qureshi.

Kabul-based IIyas Saeed Chartered Accountants (ISCA) is a new Branch Office of long-standing member firm IIyas Saeed & Co (ISCO) also from MGI Asia and located in Pakistan with three office locations in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore.

You can view the firm's MGI Worldwide member firm profile here  

MGI Worldwide is a top 20 ranked global accounting network with some 5,000 independent auditors, accountants and tax experts in over 260 locations around the world.

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