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The State Audit Bureau Organizes a Training Program in Cooperation with the Audit Bureau of the Hashemite kingdom of Jordan

The State Audit Bureau in cooperation with the Audit Bureau of the Hashemite kingdom of Jordan organized a three-day training program virtually, on the topic of "Reviewing Risk Assessment Processes", on Tuesday, August 17, for The State Audit Bureau employees.

The objective of this training program was to identify the concept of risk, to understand the methods of reviewing risk assessment processes, and the role of the auditor in the risk management review process.


The State Audit Bureau Participates in the 29th Meeting of the Training and Development Committee for the employees of the Audit Bureaus in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries

The State Audit Bureau participated in the 29th meeting of the Training and Development Committee for the employees of the Audit and Accounting Bureaus in the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, which was held virtually on August 18 - 19.

The State Audit Bureau was represented in the meeting by Ms. Rana Alhajri - Director of Center of Excellence for Training & Development at the State Audit Bureau, and Mr. Mohammed Al-Saadi - Head of Professional and Academic Development Section at the same center.


Centre of Excellence Organizes a Training Session Titled “Bribery of the Civil Service Employee” for the Auditees’ Staff

The Center of Excellence for Training & Development at the State Audit Bureau organized a two-day training session virtually, on the topic of “Bribery of the Civil Service Employee ", on Monday, August 16, with the participation of auditees’ employees .

The course presented by Mr. Abdulla Alsayed, a Legal Researcher in Legal Department of the State Audit Bureau, which aimed to familiarize the participants with the nature of corruption in the crime of bribery.


The State Audit Bureau Participates in the First Meeting to Establish a “Think Tank” to Develop New Techniques for Auditing in Exceptional Circumstances

At the invitation of the Arab Organization for Supreme Audit Institutions (ARABOSAI), the State Audit Bureau participated in the first meeting to establish a “Think Tank” to develop new techniques for auditing in exceptional circumstances and to prepare exceptional procedures manuals for the same. The meeting was held virtually on Tuesday, August 17.

Ms. Aisha Khalid Fakhroo - Acting Head of Internal Audit Support Section in Internal Audit Review Department, and Mr. Mohammed Majid Al-Majid - Senior Auditor in Governmental Financial Audit Department represented The State Audit Bureau in this meeting.

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.

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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.