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On the auspicious early hour of the day, Tshering Kezang, the newly appointed Auditor General joined the Office of the Auditor General, Royal Audit Authority today. Proceeding with the traditional ‘Zhukdrel Phuensumtshokp’ ceremony, the audit fraternity welcomed and offered ‘Tashi Khaddar’ as a symbol of offering their hearty congratulations and good wishes for successful tenure for the next five years. Following the event, the new Auditor General formally took charge of the Office from the RAA’s Executive Committee; the body which was assigned to oversee the daily functions of the RAA on the completion of term of the former Auditor General, Dasho Ugen Chewang.
Today His Majesty the King appointed Tshering Kezang as the new Auditor General for the Royal Audit Authority. Prior to his new appoinment he was serving as the District Governor of Pemagatshel. Meanwhile Jamtsho, Joint Auditor General of the Royal Audit Authority is appointed as one of the two commissioners of Anti-Corruption Commission.
The morning sun is at its brightest. Far beneath the blue blanket of the sky flutters the National Flag. On its base lies the lush green lawn where a flock of RAA’s officials await to receive and bid final adieu to the out-going Auditor General, Dasho Ugen Chewang. This time it will be his last hour in the office where he started his career in the civil service as trainee officer in the year 1979 and served till year 2000, and finally for having served as the Auditor General for more than nine and half years from December 2005 to July 2015. He is to attend to the signing of handing –taking charge of the RAA to the RAA Executive Committee, the body which will govern the daily functions of the RAA till the new Auditor General is appointed and assumes the office.
The Royal Audit Authority has finalized its Annual Audit Plan 2015-2016. It was endorsed for implementation w.e.f July 1, 2015, during the 15th Annual Audit Conference held from 1st – 5th June 2015. The Plan entails Audit Thrust Areas and the detailed Annual Audit Schedules for the coming year. It is expected to impart necessary information on the past achievements or challenges encountered and shed lights in understanding the RAA’s priorities for the Year 2015-16.
The In-house training on Auditing of Construction Works was held from 06th to 10th July 2015 at the Office of the Assistant Auditor General (OAAG), Tsirang.