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The RAA is pleased to release bi-annual publication of 7th Newsletter covering issues and events happened during the period January to June, 2014. In this edition, a brief news on a goodwill visit by the Comptroller & Auditor General of India and renewing of Memorandum of Understanding between the two Supreme Audit Instutions were covered. Besides, it also entails news coverage on hosting of SAI-Performance Measurement Framework training and guided by the Framework, an assessment study undertaken for the RAA by the INTOSAI Development Initiative Secretariat. The finalization of Audit Performance Evaluation Management System, publication and release of Annual Audit Report 2013 and Annual Audit Plan 2014-2015 and further, participation in numerous professional activities and discussion of significant audit issues in the Parliament were prominent features. For information dissemination purpose, an excerpt on SAI-Performance Measurement Framework Methodology which has recently became a global tool for measuring performances of Supreme Audit Institutions is also included.
A six member delegation headed by the Hon’ble Auditor General of Royal Audit Authority (RAA) was welcomed by His Excellency Nguyen Huu Van, Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) on 5th August 2014. The visit to the SAV was on the invitation of His Excellency the Auditor General of Vietnam.
The web-enabled Audit Resource Management System (ARMS) was launched today in the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) Office Complex by His Excellency Finance Minister Lyonpo Namgay Dorji. Present in the event were Hon’ble Auditor General, Hon’ble Chairperson, Public Accounts Committee, Representatives from Asian Development Bank, Gross National Happiness Commission, Ministry of Finance, media and officials of Royal Audit Authority.
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.