Posted by admin On June 15, 2015

An Audit Seminar for ASEANSAI members, jointly hosted by CNAO and China’s Ministry of Commerce was held from 1 to 10 June 2015 in Nanjing, China. The seminar was attended by 22 participants from eight ASEAN member countries, SAI of Afghanistan and Macau. The seminar was opened by Jiang Haiying, Deputy Director General of International Cooperation Department. On the opening ceremony, SAI of Indonesia as the ASEANSAI Secretariat Function also had opportunity to deliver speech.

The aim of the seminar is to tackle common issues faced by different countries in the field of government audit with various topics, namely national audit and national governance, national audit standards, audit of budget implementation, performance audit, environmental audit, etc.

 On the seminar, the participants discussed about China’s National Auditing Standard, Budget implementation Audit in China, Investment Audit in China, Environment Audit in China, Audit Professionalism (capacity building and professionalization of auditors), Accountability Audit in China, Financial System Audit. The participants were also invited to visit Nanjing Resident Office of CNAO and have discussion about IT Audit in China. Further, they also visited Jiangsu Provincial Audit Office to discuss the performance audit in Jiangsu Province.

At the end of the seminar, it is expected that the participants will have more understanding on the theory and practice of auditing applied by China will improve their knowledge to deal with the difficulties commonly faced by each SAI, especially in the field of public sector audit