Abu-Ghazaleh Chairs the 30th Meeting of ASCA (Jordan) Board of Directors


AMMAN – The Arab Society of Certified Accountants (Jordan) / a member of  The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Foundation held its 30th meeting chaired by HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of ASCA (Jordan) Board of Directors, at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAGKF).
During the meeting, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh welcomed members of ASCA (Jordan) Board, particularly its founders and primary supporters for 35 years, and praised the Board’s efforts in the development of the Society’s work and activities. The Society is the only entity that provides qualifications, education and training in the field of accounting in the region that has been operating since 1984. 
Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh affirmed, “We always seek to develop accounting and management sciences through this society”, commending 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, IPSASs and IES and other translations of standards issued by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).
During the meeting, Mr. Salim Al-Ouri, Executive Director of the Society, presented the administrative Body’s report on its work for the year ending December 31, 2018, as well as briefing the attendees on ASCA (Jordan) future plans. The report contained information on the most important translated, printed and published professional publications including the monthly professional magazine,  International Public Sector Accounting Standards 2017 Handbook, Guide to Using ISAs in the Audits of SMEs 2018, Handbook of the International Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants 2018, Interpretation and Application of IPSAS, Abu-Ghazaleh Accounting and Business Dictionary – Third Revised Edition.
Regarding qualification and training, the report stated that “37 training and professional courses were held in the Kingdom that benefited 350 trainers and trainees. Many cooperation and follow-up agreements were signed with different bodies.”
During the meeting, the external auditor was elected for the years 2019-2020, also the report of the administrative body, the final financial statements and the budget were approved.
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 is worth mentioning that the Society always seeks to develop accounting, management sciences and relevant principals applicable to all or some professional services.