Abu-Ghazaleh chairs the 29th board of directors meeting of ASCA (Jordan)


Amman – The Arab Society of Certified Accountants (Jordan) / a member of  The Talal Abu Ghazaleh Foundation held its 28th meeting chaired by HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, the Chairman of ASCA (Jordan) board of directors, at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAGKF).

During the meeting, Dr Talal Abu-Ghazaleh welcomed the members of the ASCA (Jordan) board of directors, particularly its founders and primary supporters for 34 years, and praised the board’s efforts in the development of the Society’s work and activities. The Society is the only rehabilitation, educational and training institution in the region that operates in the field of accounting since 1984.

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh affirmed that “we always seek to develop accounting and management sciences through this society”, praising the high level of achievements and the efforts of its board of directors and staff.
He also expressed his admiration for the Society’s role and performance in facilitating, developing and funding the translation of all ISAs and IPSASs and IES and other translations on the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

During the meeting, Mr. Salim Al-Ouri, the Executive Director of the Society, presented the administrative body’s report on its work for the Year Ending  31 December 2017 as well as the future plans. The report contained information on the privileges of each member, as well as the most important translated, printed and published professional publications including the monthly professional magazine, 2016-2017 Handbook of International Quality Control, Auditing, Review, Other Assurance, and Related Services Pronouncements, 2016 Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Pronouncements, 2016 Code of Ethics, Abu-Ghazaleh Accounting and Business Dictionary - Second Revised Edition and 2017 Handbook of International Education Pronouncements.

Regarding rehabilitation and training, the report stated that “35 training and professional courses were held at the kingdom level and benefited 300 trainers and trainees. Many cooperation and follow-up agreements were signed with different bodies.”

The meeting also included the approval of the report of the administrative body, the final financial statements, the estimated budget and the election of an auditor for the Society.

It should be noted that the Society always seeks to develop accounting, management sciences and relevant principals applicable to all or some professional services. It also seeks to raise the competency, practice and behavior to the highest professional level, through its interest in accounting publications and remaining up-to-date on all new and modern accounting and auditing professions.