ASOSAI Governing Board convenes for 55th meeting

VOV.VN - The Governing Board of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) held 55th meeting on an online format on July 27 under the chair of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV), which assumes the ASOSAI chairmanship for 2018-2021.

In his opening speech, SAV General Auditor Ho Duc Phoc said the meeting indicates the efforts of supreme audit institutions, especially the National Audit Office of China – Secretary-General of ASOSAI, to make careful preparations for the meeting amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The ASOSAI Governing Board discussed capacity-building activities in the organization, its cooperation with regional organizations, its targets and priorities for 2022-2027, the work plan of the ASOSAI Working Group on Environmental Auditing for 2020-2022, a report on the 12th ASOSAI Research Project, a report from the special committee considering the establishment of an ASOSAI working group on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the organization’s role in assisting members to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

During the meeting, attendees also reviewed difficulties and challenges from emerging issues and shared outcomes and solutions ASOSAI members have successfully carried out in their home nations

The conference gathered 12 members of the ASOSAI Governing Board – Vietnam, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Russia, and Thailand, along with Kazakhstan and Turkey – two members of the Audit Committee, and the Development Initiative of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).