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Abu-Ghazaleh Congratulates the Palestinian Executive Director for his Appointment as President of the (PACPA)

30-Sep-2021 | Source : AG-IP News Agency | Visits : 3137
Abu-Ghazaleh Congratulates the Palestinian Executive Director for his Appointment as President of the (PACPA)

Special to AG-IP News Agency 

RAMALLAH – HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of the International Arab Society of Certified Accountants (IASCA), congratulated Society board member and representative in Palestine Mr. Jamal Milhem for his appointment as President of the Palestinian Association of Certified Public Accountants (PACPA).

In his congratulation letter, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh described Mr. Milhem as a leader who can offer guidance and insights to achieve common interest with the aim of boosting the auditing profession in Palestine for having an extensive experience to assume such a role. 

Milhem’s appointment comes in the midst of an environment that embraces rapid technological advancement and expansion in the scope and complexity of information needed by accountants and auditors at a global scale.
Furthermore, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh affirmed his readiness to place IASCA’s resources and technical support at the service of the PACPA and all other professional associations in the Arab region who endeavor to improve their capacities and strengthen their Arab presence internationally.

For his part, Milhem expressed his pride in the appointment, saying that he will exert utmost efforts to contribute to developing professional accounting policies and laws that support the Palestinian economy and improve the professional capabilities of PACPA members. He also underlined his commitment to ensure compliance with codes of professional ethics, in addition to implementing policies of support, innovation and change, while applying quality control on performance, and encouraging the implementation of international standards to boost the level of accounting in Palestine at local and international levels.

It is worth mentioning that Milhem worked with the PACPA for many years, and has worked as vice president of the Association since early 2013. He also has been a member of this organization since 1997. Mr. Milhem is currently the Executive Director of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) offices in Ramallah. He was selected by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) in 2018 as a member of the Public Accountancy Organization Development Committee, a permanent committee of the Federation from 2018 to 2020, and was re-elected for the 2021-2023 session. 

Milhem has been also selected in 2019 by IFAC to chair of the Public Accountancy Organization Development and Advisory Group for MENA region, during which he made great efforts for the development of the profession in the Arab region by working in cooperation with local and international partners.

The Palestinian Association of Certified Public Accountants (PACPA) is a professional association, which operates under the law of practicing the profession of auditing in Palestine. It aims at developing the accounting profession to contribute to the development of the Palestinian economy, developing the professional capabilities of its members, ensuring their compliance with the codes of ethical conduct, and encouraging the application of international standards at the local and international levels. 


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