Posted by admin On November 7, 2019

Dr. Viengthong Siphandone President of State Audit Organization of Lao PDR handover her position as the ASEANSAI Chairperson 2017 – 2019 to Dato’ Nik Azman  Nik Abdul Majid, Auditor General Malaysia as the ASEANSAI Chairman 2019 – 2021 at the 5th ASEANSAI Summit held on 6 November 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This event was officially opened through the keynote address and gong thumping by Dato’ Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Series of activities has been organized prior to the Summit, such as Preparatory Meeting held on 4 November 2019 followed by the Donor Coordination Meeting and Technical Meeting on 5 November 2019 led by Bahtiar Arif, Secretary General the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia and Head of ASEANSAI Secretariat

During the 5th ASEANSAI Summit, some ASEANSAI strategic issues are also approved such as Committees’ Report, Revised Rules & Procedures, Upgraded Guideline on Monitoring & Evaluation System, Guideline on Audit of Public Procurement, Appointment Auditor for ASEANSAI Financial Statements, Appointment ASEANSAI Committees 2020 – 2021, Committees’ Work Plans.

At this opportunity, ASEANSAI invites representative from Office of Auditor General of Norway to made presentation on the importance of the SAI PMF implementation by highlighting the benefits and lessons learned from doing a SAI PMF assessment. ASEANSAI also invites representative from INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) to present about IDI’s SDGs Audit Model (ISAM) that supports SAIs in conducting the SDG audits. This initiative will include the development of an audit model to audit SDG implementation as a first step before providing capacity development support to SAIs for its application.