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New Version of Law Strengthens Independence of SAI Lithuania
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New Version of Law Strengthens Independence of SAI Lithuania

In December 2020, the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania passed a new version of the Law on National Audit Office, establishing a legal regulation in line with current requirements for public audits. The new version of the law, which comes into effect on July 1, 2021, provides for the functional, organizational, and financial independence of the National Audit Office of Lithuania (NAOL), will enable NAOL to...

New Auditor General Appointed to Bhutan’s Royal Audit Authority
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New Auditor General Appointed to Bhutan’s Royal Audit Authority

His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the King of Bhutan, appointed Dasho Tashi as the new Auditor General of the Royal Audit Authority—the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Bhutan—on October 14, 2020. Dasho Tashi is the third Auditor General appointed under the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan. The Auditor General of the Royal Audit Authority is selected by the King from a list of...

SAI Egypt
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SAI Egypt Hosts WGFACML Meeting, SDG Training Session

The Accountability State Authority (ASA) of Egypt, headed by ASA President and Working Group on Fight Against Corruption and Money Laundering (WGFACML) Chair Hesham Badawy, virtually hosted the 14th WGFACML meeting on November 24, 2020, with the participation of 24 working group member Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs). During the meeting...