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Czech Republic SAO Signs Agreement with IFAC
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Czech Republic SAO Signs Agreement with IFAC

The President of the Supreme Audit Office (SAO) of the Czech Republic, Mr. Miloslav Kala, signed an agreement with the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) in December, granting the SAO permission to translate and publish the 2016 Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Pronouncements (IPSAS). The 2016 IPSAS Handbook includes a conceptual framework...

Mongolia Parliament Appoints New Auditor General
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Mongolia Parliament Appoints New Auditor General

Mr. Khurelbaatar Dorjsurenkhorloo was appointed by the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia as the Auditor General (AG) of Mongolia January 12, 2017. He succeeds Mr. Zangad Ayur, who resigned due to health reasons. Mr. Khurelbaatar earned his bachelor’s degree in construction engineering-economics from the Ural Polytechnic Institute of USSR in 1986 and a bachelor’s degree in law from...

Belarus Hosts Heads of SAI Council in Minsk
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Belarus Hosts Heads of SAI Council in Minsk

Minsk (the Republic of Belarus) hosted the XVI Council of Heads of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of the Commonwealth of Independent States (the Council) June 7-8, 2016. The President of the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, along with the Chairman of the Executive Committee, Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Sergei Lebedev, greeted attendees of the XVI session that included...

SAO Afghanistan: Training at Core of Strategy
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SAO Afghanistan: Training at Core of Strategy

Training is at the core of the Afghanistan SAO’s strategy, since a skilled workforce is key to its success. The Auditor General and his team are focused on ensuring that all SAO staff receive the requisite skills to efficiently and effectively perform their duties, and the Afghanistan SAO has conducted the following training sessions in the past few months...