| Prof. Dr. Adel Azar, President of SAC, accompanied by Mr. Morteza Asadi, Deputy Director General of Public Relations and International Affairs of SAC, joined the Heads of 46 Asian Supreme Audit Institutions for participating in the XIV ASOSAI Assembly in Hanoi, Vietnam. During the 7th ASOSAI Symposium, which was held in parallel to the Assembly, the country paper of SAC, titled "Challenges of Auditing Multilateral Environmental Agreements", was handed over to the ASOSAI Secretariat. |
Aiming at enhancing bilateral cooperation, exchanging experiences in the field of public audit, conducting joint audit projects and holding training courses and workshops with other SAIs, Dr. Adel Azar had separate meetings with the heads and deputies of such SAIs as Vietnam, Kuwait, Republic of Korea, China, Brunei Darussalam, Thailand, Bangladesh, Oman, Afghanistan, Turkey, Indonesia, Mongolia, Azerbaijan, Nepal and Iraq.
On 19 September, Dr. Adel Azar, along with other heads of visiting SAIs participated in a meeting with Mr. Tran Dai Quang, President of Vietnam. In the course of the meeting, the President of Vietnam welcomed the concerned delegates and expressed his satisfaction with the meeting and requested the respected SAIs to share their expertise in the field of public audit with the State Audit Office of Vietnam to assist the country in achieving the goals of the ASOSAI during its tenure over this reputable organization.
Conclusively, Dr. Adel Azar participated in the closing ceremony of the XIV ASOSAI Assembly. This four-day event discussed the agenda of the meeting, including the administrative and financial matters of the ASOSAI, the report of the activities conducted over the past three years, the approval and announcement of the future programs and holding the 7th Symposium, and finally adopted the Hanoi Declaration unanimously. It is worth mentioning that the Assembly ended with the closing speech of Dr. Ho Duc Phoc, Auditor General of SAI Vietnam and Ms. HU Zejun, Auditor General of National Audit Office of the People's Republic of China (CNAO) and Secretary General of ASOSAI.