Abu-Ghazaleh signs a cooperation agreement between IASCA and Iraq's "Bayt Al-Hikmah for development" Foundation

  • Date: 07 Nov 2017

AMMAN-The International Arab Society of Certified Accountants (IASCA) signed a cooperation agreement with Iraq's 'Bayt Al-Hikma (House of Wisdom) Foundation for Human Development and Training' in the field of training services and specialized professional certificates.

HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman and founder of IASCA, and Ahmed al-Jubouri, CEO of Iraq's 'Bayt Al-Hikma (House of Wisdom) Foundation for Human Development and Training', signed the agreement in parallel with IASCA’s annual meeting which was held at the headquarters of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAGKF) in the presence of representatives for both parties.

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh stressed his pride at boosting and expanding IASCA's relationship and cooperation with the entities operating in Iraq. He also affirmed that he is a staunch supporter of youth development in Iraq,  citing as en example the scholarships he offered to a thousand international Arab certified accountants from the sons of martyrs in Nineveh province.”
 
 He added that at  IASCA, we always seek to develop the accounting and auditing profession in the Arab countries and to boost their economies with experts, develop economies of Arab countries through cooperation with different entities and provide various upgraded training and qualification programs.  He stressed that IASCA has updated numerous training programs and seeks to update them all into electronic format in a bid to facilitate building capabilities across the Arab countries. 
 
For his part, Ahmed al-Jubouri said: “We at Bayt Al-Hikma are always keen on providing academic, professional and accredited programs in Iraq through the accredited activities in this field and the management science field.”

He added that Bayt Al-Hikma is proud of its cooperation with an international organization such as Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and IASCA, adding that it would enhance the society's activities such as seminars, lectures and various training courses that the Foundation organizes through cooperation with associations, entities, companies and organizations.

Under this agreement,  the Society will market IASCA’s programs in Iraq, comprising a qualification program in accounting, auditing and relevant topics, entitled the “International Arab Certified Public Accountant (IACPA)” certificate.  IACPA consists of four specialized parts and each part is followed by a specialized examination. The successful candidates will be entitled to obtain an IACPA certificate. Additionally, a qualification program in management accounting entitled “International Arab Certified Management Accountant (IACMA)” certificate, the program of “International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS Expert ) and the Islamic Finance Certificate issued by  ( CIMA) will also be offered.