VN auditors meet Lao, Cambodian counterparts

11:18 | 12/11/2014

VGP – Leaders of the state audit agencies of Viet Nam, Laos and Cambodia gatheredat their sixth meeting in Vientiane, Laos on November 11, discussing the state audit’s role in public sector management.

The Vietnamese delegation was headed by Prof. Dr. Doan Xuan Tien, Deputy Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Viet Nam (SAV).

The officials shared experience in the application of the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI) contents and agreed to build and issue the auditing standards and implement the ISSAI in line with each country’s practice.

Addressing the event, Tien shared lessons from the ISSAI application, stressing that enhancing the state audit capacity in applying ISSAI is a strategic breakthrough that reflects the SAV’s determination to improve its operations.

Viet Nam’s lessons were appreciated by Cambodia and Laos as well as other sponsors, especially in the context that their countries are speeding up integration towards an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015. 

The seventh meeting will be held in Viet Nam in 2015.

By Vien Nhu