Oman, Singapore review legislative and regulatory aspects related to executing audit work

Oman Wednesday 10/January/2024 18:06 PM
Oman, Singapore review legislative and regulatory aspects related to executing audit work

Singapore: Sheikh Ghuson Hilal Al Alawi, Chairman of the State Audit Institution (SAI) held a meeting with Goh Soon Poh, Singapore’s Auditor-General and Chin Wee Liam, CPIB Head of Operations.

This came within the framework of SAI Chairman’s visit to Singapore.

During the meeting, the mutual advance relations between the two countries were reviewed. The meeting also examined the ongoing training collaboration and experience sharing to serve mutual interests.

The meeting included presentations to the SAI delegation on the legislative and regulatory aspects related to audit work, as well as planning mechanisms and methods used in the implementation of the audit work in government units and companies.

The presentations also covered modern techniques used in the audit work implementation, besides ways to benefit from successful experiences in executing audit tasks, including those related to audit areas in different sectors.

The meeting reviewed the legislative and regulatory aspects related to combating and preventing corruption, in addition to a review of national anti-corruption strategies, and the mechanism for implementing and following up on their objectives.

Further, the meeting also discussed the mechanism for dealing with complaints and reports related to cases of abuse of public fund.

At the end of the meeting, Goh Soon Poh, the Auditor-General, expressed her appreciation to Sheikh Ghuson for his interest in enhancing aspects of cooperation between the two countries.

She indicated that this reflects the keenness of the Institution to adopt international best practices in the areas of financial and administrative audit and integrity promotion.

Sheikh Ghuson Hilal Al Alawi stressed the keenness of the Sultanate of Oman, represented by the State Audit Institution, to boost cooperation with the international community in all professional and training activities, exchange experiences in all aspects that would advance audit work and reflect cooperation with counterparts at the regional and international levels in areas related to financial and administrative audit as well as integrity promotion.