The 13th Assembly Meeting of the Arab Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ARABOSAI), which was hosted by the State Audit Bureau of Qatar, concluded today with the participation of the leaders of the Supreme Audit Institutions in the Arab States.
During the meetings, amendments were adopted to the Statutes of the Organization, as well as taking several decisions and recommendations aimed at improving audit work in the Arab world and promoting performance of the Supreme Audit Institutions. His Excellency Sheikh Bandar Bin Mohammed Bin Saoud Al Thani, the President of the State Audit Bureau-Qatar and ARABOSAI Chairman, stressed that the 13th Assembly Meeting came up with important recommendations and resolutions that support the Organization's efforts to enhancing the performance of Arab Supreme Audit Institutions and strengthening cooperation and coordination between them.
The President added that the State Audit Bureau of Qatar would seek during its tenure of the ARABOSAI chairmanship to create the appropriate conditions to enable the Organization achieve its objectives, in addition to proposing projects and initiatives that contribute to the development of Arab SAIs, and encourage technical and professional cooperation between them. During the 59th Governing Board meeting, the State Audit Bureau of Qatar was elected chair of the Professional and Audit Standards Committee, the State Audit Bureau of Kuwait was elected chair of the Sustainable Development Goals Monitoring Committee and the State Financial and Administrative Control Authority in the Sultanate of Oman was elected chair of the Institutional Capacity Development Committee.
The General Assembly adopted the Doha Declaration, which tackled the recommendations of the technical symposium held on the sidelines of the General Assembly meetings, and dealt with (Development Projects of Supreme Audit Institutions).
The Declaration called for the exchange of experiences and expertise among the Supreme Audit Institutions in the implementation of development projects.