Pakistani student achieves highest score in ACCA exam

Zara Naeem was among 527,000 students who undertook the exam from 179 countries


Our Correspondent February 16, 2021
The ACCA student thanked her father for the education, training and motivation he provided that eventually ensured her success. PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/zaraa.dar

LAHORE:

Pakistani student Zara Naeem achieved the highest score globally in the exam for Financial Reporting for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants examinations held in December 2020.

A student at the SKANS School of Accounting in Lahore, Zara was among the 527,000 students who undertook the examination from 179 countries.

Thanking the nation for the encouragement and appreciation she received, the ACCA student also thanked her father for the education, training and motivation he provided that eventually ensured her success.

On her Instagram account, Zara posted that her father was a military officer and her real hero. The daughter lauded her father's perseverance and termed him an important beacon for her.

The accomplishment was also recognised by Information and Broadcasting Minister Senator Shibli Faraz, who also congratulated her in a tweet, and called her the “pride of the nation”.

As for future aspirations, Zara wishes to embark on her own business journey by taking this success as a stepping stone to winning the trust of international businesses and clients.