ASCA opens new branch at Yarmouk University

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Published October 31st, 2011 - 08:00 GMT

The Arab Society of Certified Accountants (ASCA) opened its new branch at Queen Rania Center for Jordanian Studies and Community Service at Yarmouk University in a special ceremony attended by HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, ASCA chairman, Prof. Abdullah AlMoussa, Yarmouk University president and Mr. Khaled Abu Zaid, Irbid City governor in addition to a host of educators, businessmen and officials.

 Attendees toured the new branch which consists of two fully equipped halls and one lab that carries the name Talal Abu-Ghazaleh IT Lab equipped with TAGITOP; the first branded Arabic Netbook provided by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) in an effort to contribute to computer literacy in the Arab region.

The center will start organizing training courses in the fields of accountancy and the ASPA exams in addition to having a collection of publications and dictionaries.

Prof. Al Moussa said: "We believe in the partnership with the private sector and Queen Rania Center for Jordanian Studies and Community Service is an initiative and a real partner with distinguished establishments such as ASCA and we are sure that students will benefit from the center and will reflect positively on society."

Prof. AL Moussa thanked HE Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh for his contribution to the scientific fields and the country.

Meanwhile, HE Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh said:"I feel humble at this great University which we are proud of and I am happy to be here sharing with you this marvelous occasion so we can partner in building the future leaders of the world."

"The center will immediately start working not just for training skills but also to spread knowledge as our center in Amman, Yarmouk University will be an example to follow by other universities taking advantage of our agreements with Cambridge University International Examinations.

HE Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh expressed his wish to establish a knowledge center to serve north of Jordan, saying: "It is a great honor to be here at Queen Rania Center for Jordanian Studies and Community Service and we appreciate having us here to serve our joint goals."

At the end of the ceremony which was broadcast live at Yarmouk FM, Prof. Al Moussa presented HE Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh with the University Shield while ASCA Chairman presented Al Moussa with the Society's Shield and another Shield for Mr. Ahmed AlOmari head of Queen Rania Center for Jordanian Studies and Community Service.

Background Information

Arab Society of Certified Accountants

The Arab Society of Certified Accountants (ASCA) was established on January12, 1984 as a non-profit professional accounting association at London, UK. It was formally registered in Amman on 24 February, 1994 under the name “The Arab Society of Certified Accountants”. 

The notion of establishing ASCA proposed by a group of elite Arab accountants which aims at advancing the profession of accounting, auditing and other related disciplines in the countries of the Arab League. ASCA also aims at maintaining the professional independence and their protection, and the application of professional supervisory measures as a way to elevate the professions of accounting and auditing.

It also aims at developing and facilitating the continuous spread and exchange of professional and technical information among accountants by holding conferences, meetings, seminars, training courses, and academic gatherings.

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) is the largest global group of professional service firms in the fields of Accounting , External Audit, Internal Audit, Corporate Governance, Taxation, Educational Consultancy, Economic and Strategic Studies, Management Advisory Services, Professional and Technical Training, Technology Transfer Project Management, Real Estate Management, Investors and Business Advisory Services, Human Resources and Recruitment Services, E-Government, E-Commerce, E-Education, IT and Security Audit, Web Design, Professional Interpretation and Translation, Website Arabization, Domain Names Registration, ICT Strategic Planning, ERP Consulting Services, IT and Internet Skills Training and Examinations, Intellectual Property News Agency, IP Business and Asset Valuation and Branding Services, IP Registration and Protection, Intellectual Property Renewals, IPR Protection and Management, Legal Services, and Public Offering.

Al Yarmouk University

In 1976, at a time that was only one university in Jordan, Yarmouk University was established to update all the society demands and create undergraduate education for the largest possible number for the public secondary students  who are increasing every year as a result of education concerns in Jordan..
In June, 24, 1976 The Royal High Decree was issued for establishing Yarmouk University Royal Commission. The first school year was beginning in October, 9, 1976 and the number of student was only 640.
In the Twenty fifth year of his Govern especially in June, 16, 1977, His Majesty late King Hussein opened Yarmouk University. Its name was come from Arabic and Islamic Connotations.
During school year 1986/1987, the faculties of (Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine, Public Health, Medical Science Backing, Dental, and nursing) were transferred to the main position for the university. During this The Royal High Decree was issued for establishing Jordan University of Science & Technology and its campus is the main position of Yarmouk University.

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