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The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Office of Assistant Auditor General, Tsirang was held on 11 July 2014. A total of 20 officials and staff were in attendance. Apart from gauging the achievements made in terms of audits conducted and reports issued in financial year 2013-14, the meeting also deliberated on other areas of common interests like:
The Royal Audit Authority has finalized its Annual Audit Plan 2014-2015 and endorsed for implementation w.e.f July 1, 2014. The Plan is prepared in line with the RAA’s Strategic Plan 2010-2015. It entails 4th Year review status of the Strategic Plan, 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 2014-15.
In an effort to improve the techniques for measuring performance of auditors and to enhance the overall auditing system, the RAA has brought out two booklets ‘Audit Performance Evaluation Management System’ (APEMS) and the ‘List of Agencies under RAA’s jurisdiction for 2014-15’. The publications were finalized after considering comments and feedbacks received during the Mid-Term Review Meeting 2013-14 held in March 2014 at the Office of the Assistant Auditor General, Tsirang and a subsequent consultative meeting held in the headquarters in April with the Assistant Auditors General.
A Cooperation Agreement between the Royal Audit Authority and the INTOSAI (International Organization of Supreme Audit Institution) Development Initiative (IDI) was signed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 21 May 2014. The agreement is focused on the IDI Global Programmme on Specialized Audits-Public Debt Audit of Lending and Borrowing Frameworks. The Programme aims to support Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) in strengthening professional and organizational capacity in conducting in-depth and effective audit of lending and borrowing frameworks, which is expected to facilitate in influencing use of universally accepted sound practices such as the UNCTAD Principles in sovereign lending and borrowing functions.
A week long in-house training on Audit Resource Management Systems (ARMS) Users began today at the Office of the Assistant Auditor General, Tsirang. Declaring the training session open, the Assistant Auditor General, Tsirang express his heartfelt gratitude to the RAA headquarter for identifying Tsirang as first office from among four regional offices and thanked the resource persons for taking the trouble to come all the way from Thimphu to deliver the training course. The AAG also reminded the participants especially the field auditors to take active participation in the session, taking due advantage of visiting experts from the ARMS Project.