The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Sri Lanka (CPA Sri Lanka) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which will see both bodies offer service and support to each others’ members and collaborate on joint research, education, member body development and on other areas of mutual interest.
Commenting on the agreement Eamonn Siggins, CEO, CPA said, “CPA Ireland and CPA Sri Lanka, share common interests in the advancement of the profession, especially in relation to the maintenance and strengthening of professional and educational standards. This relationship provides our organisations with a unique opportunity to explore how we can advance these common interests. It comes on top of strategic partnerships with peer bodies in Canada, Australia, India and Bangladesh and audit recognition in New Zealand. Such connections create opportunities for CPAs and reinforce the attractiveness of the CPA Ireland qualification internationally.”
Welcoming the alliance, Mr Daya Jayasinghe, CEO of CPA Sri Lanka said, “we are delighted to partner with CPA Ireland in an alliance which will provide our organisations with opportunities to progress the mutual interests of our members, thereby providing an infrastructure to support the profession and enable members of both Institutes to meet the needs of the evolving global environment and safeguard the public interest.”
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The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Sri Lanka (CPA Sri Lanka) is an independent, national institute with international perspectives, dedicated to the promotion of the highest accounting, finance, auditing, taxation and ethical standards. It is committed to promote the art and science of accounting and to provide quality education and training for students to advance their knowledge, skills and capabilities to meet the changing needs of modern society.