Friday, January 29, 2016
Benchmark Visit from Philippines
The Accounting Research Institute (ARI) welcomes two Board of Director members of the Philippine Association of Islamic Accountants (PAIA), Brother Amanoding ESMAIL, CPA and Sister Soraida ESMAIL, CPA who took time off to visit ARI today. A collaborative meeting was held between the duo and ARI fellows to discuss: (i) involvement of ARI in the activities of the International Council of Islamic Finance Educators - ICIFE, (ii) ARI's collaboration in co-organising an International Conference on Islamic Finance Profession and Professionals, to be held in Manila in July 2016, (iii) the establishment of Mindanao Halal Corporation, and (iv) training programs on Islamic Finance for members of the PAIA.collaborate, specifically in the area of Islamic Finance research. One of the first collaborative projects organised by both entities was the organisation of an International Conference on Islamic Finance in 2014 in Cagayan, Mindanao.