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The Emir of the State of Kuwait receives SAB President

His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, received at Bayan Palace today, Monday, His Excellency Sheikh Bandar Bin Mohammed Bin Saoud Al Thani, the President of the State Audit Bureau, Qatar (SAB), on the occasion of the visit of SAB delegation to the sisterly State of Kuwait.

SAB President  meets the Prime Minister of Kuwait

His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, received at Bayan Palace today, Monday, His Excellency Sheikh Bandar Bin Mohammed Bin Saoud Al Thani, the President of the State Audit Bureau, Qatar (SAB), as part of the visit of SAB delegation to the sisterly State of Kuwait. During the meeting, ways of enhancing and developing aspects of cooperation between SAB and the State Audit Bureau of the State of Kuwait were discussed, in light of the great role these SAIs play in protecting public funds and achieving the goals of sustainable development.

SAB President meets the Speaker of the National Assembly of Kuwait


His Excellency Mr. Marzouq al-Ghanim, Speaker of the National Assembly of Kuwait, met on Monday, 2 March, His Excellency Sheikh Bandar Bin Mohammed Bin Saoud Al Thani, the President of the State Audit Bureau, Qatar (SAB), as part of the visit of SAB delegation to the sisterly State of Kuwait. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and ways to develop and strengthen them, in addition to a number of issues of common concern.

SAB President and his Kuwaiti counterpart seek to enhance cooperation in the audit field

H.E. Sheikh Bandar Bin Mohammed Bin Saoud Al Thani, the President of the State Audit Bureau, Qatar (SAB), met in Kuwait today, with H.E.  Faisal Fahad Al-Shaya, the President of the State Audit Bureau-Kuwait. Their Excellencies discussed bilateral relations and ways to promote auditing.

SAB delegation visit comes in response to the invitation extended by H.E. the President of the State Audit Bureau-Kuwait within context of expanding SAIs bilateral cooperation and enhancing exchange of experiences and expertise in the area of audit work.

Entities Subject to Audit

Risk management

Risk management is a continuous process, which includes continuous research and investigation into leading risk indicators both internally and externally in the Entities strategic context that includes the steps of; setting the scope and context, risk assessment, risk treatment, monitoring & reviewing, and communication & consultation

Scope. Context & Criteria

Step 1 involves understanding the Subject Entity’s objectives, defining factors that could be a source of uncertainty, and setting the scope and risk criteria for the remaining risk management processes.

Risk Identification

Step 2 determines what, where, when, why and how risks could arise, and the effect this would have on the Subject Entity’s ability to achieve its objectives.

Risk Analysis

Step 3 determines the risk level against the risk criteria by understanding how quickly a risk can occur, the sources and causes of a risk, as well as the consequences and likelihood of those consequences.

Risk Evaluation

Step 4 compares the level of risk against the risk criteria to determine the overall risk rating and based on that, consider the need for treatment.

Develop Alternatives

Step 5 involves Subject Entities systematically identifying and assessing a range of response alternatives or strategies to accept, transfer, share, avoid, or mitigate major risks, based on their risk appetite.

Respond to Risks

Step 6 requires the Subject Entity’s leadership to evaluate the alternatives and decide how to allocate scarce resources (e.g. budget, analytical capabilities, time) to address major risks facing the entity.

Monitor and Review

Step 7 recognizes that as uncertainty changes, so does the risk.

Communication, Consultation, Learning

Step 8 takes place throughout Steps 1 - 6 above with all identified stakeholders confirming that those accountable for implementing the risk management process

Records Maintenance & Reporting

Step 9 is a continuous effort, integral to the organization’s governance as it improves the dialogue among stakeholders, and the learning from the Subject Entity’s collective experience from risk management activities.

Risk assessment
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The State Audit Bureau participates in the Fourth Forum of Accountants in the State of Qatar

The State Audit Bureau participated in the meetings of the 35th Session of the Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR), which held at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva from 22 to 26 October 2018. Mr. Ammar Abdulla Sakini, Director of Performance Audit Department and Mr. Abdulrahman Saud Aladbi, Head of Financial Audit & Examination of Energy and Industry Section, represented SAB in the meeting.