ARABOSAI holds its 9th round in Sana’a [Archives:2007/1055/Local News]

May 31 2007

SANA'A, May 29 ) The activities of the 9th round of Arab Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ARABOSAI) kicked off last Tuesday in Sana'a. Over the three days, the organization will discuss a series of topics relating to the World Bank as an international audit organization. It will also address the capacity-building program provided by the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).

Further, the participants will approve the agenda of the round and discuss the report of the ARABOSA's executive council together with following up the activities of the organization as adopted by its General Assembly of the organization in its previous meetings.

They also discussed the report by the chairman of the executive council as to the financial position of the organization and the strategy of the next five years which aims at improving the performance of the Arab control and audit systems.

Meanwhile, the participants elected the chairman of the Central Organization of Control and Auditing Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanafi as chairman for the General Assembly for the next three years.

Attending the launch of the 9th round of ARABOSA'S, President Ali Abdullah Saleh called control and audit institutions to make use of the different accumulative experience among the counrties' institutions and exchange such experiences.

For his part, Yemeni Prime Minister Ali Mujawar assured that his government gave a special attention to the activation of audit and control institutions in order to enhance transparency and fight corruption.

Mujawar further hinted that the Central Organization for Control and Audit will witness positive changes during the coming period in a way that enhances its independence and improves the capacities of its employees, adding that its legislations will be reviewed in order to enhance its control role over centralized and decentralized institutions.