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The Royal Audit Authority is pleased to release the 9th publication of the bi-annual RAA Newsletter. In this edition we would like to welcome to the RAA family, Dasho Tshering Kezang who has been appointed as the second Auditor General of Bhutan, under the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan.
On kind invitation by Shri Shashi Kant Sharma, the Comptroller & Auditor General of India, a four member delegation led by Tshering Kezang, Auditor General of Bhutan visited the Office of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India, New Delhi and its three nodal training institutes from 18th to 27th September 2015; International Centre for Information and Systems Audit (iCISA), Noida, Uttar Pradesh, International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), Jaipur, Rajasthan and the National Academy of Audit and Accounts (NAAA), Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
The Hon’ble Auditor General of Bhutan accompanied by three senior officials from the Royal Audit Authority, Head Office visited the on-going construction of Professional Development Centre (PDC) at Tsirang on 6th September 2015.
On his new appointment as the one of two new Commissioners of the Anti-Corruption Commission on 31st July, 2015 by His Majesty the King, Jamtsho, the Joint Auditor General today left the Office of the Auditor General, Royal Audit Authority to formally assume his new post. Last evening in a farewell meet, the RAA family bid farewell and offered best wishes for his future endeavors and successful term as the Commissioner.
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.