The ACCA has teamed up with the Ministry of Finance in Afghanistan in a bid to develop the accountancy profession there.
It will work with the Afghanistan government to create a framework and infastructure for long term development of the programme.
The professional body will host a delegation from the Afghanistan Ministry of Finance at their London offices this week.
Director General of the Afghanistan Ministry of Finance, Alhaj Muhammad. Aqah “Kohestani” will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Stephen Heathcote, director of Markets at ACCA.
This sets out the objectives for the partners to work together to build capacity within the accountancy profession in Afghanistan.
The ACCA will provide expert advice and guidance on areas such as the establishment of a national Professional Accounting Organisation, including qualification development, professional regulation and membership issues.
Mr Alhaj Muhammad. Aqah “Kohestani” said both the Ministry and professional body are committed to supporting the growth of the profession in the country, and will set in place framework and infrastructure for long-term development.
"Through this MOU, we will share knowledge and best practice to grow the capacity of the national professional accountancy organisation, and we will also work together to enhance the adoption and implementation of international financial reporting standards and education.”