Top Management of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) met Top Management of the University College of Bahrain (UCB) at UCB campus on 17th April 2017 to follow up with the cooperation plan between the two institutions. Dr. Hamed Merah, Secretary General of the AAOIFI along with Dr. Hurriyah El-Islami, Head of Professional Development, AAOIFI were welcomed by His Excellency Shaikh Dr. Khalid M. Al-Khalifa, Founder and Chairman of Board of Trustee, UCB, Prof. Salah A.A. Emara, President of UCB, and Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, Head of Business Administration and Humanities Department, UCB.
During the meeting, a short presentation about UCB and its Islamic finance programs were presented by Dr. Latika Chaudhary, Dean of Student Affairs, UCB and Rana Sawaya, Admission Manager, UCB. On the other hand, both Dr. Merah and Dr. El-Islamy also briefly explained about the revamped CIPA and CSAA Programs of the AAOIFI. The top management of both organizations agreed to take further actions in order to materialize the cooperation plan.