His Excellency Sheikh Bandar bin Mohammed bin Saoud Al-Thani, the President of the State Audit Bureau – Chairman of ARABOSAI Governing Board, initiated the 62nd meeting, hosted by the State Audit Bureau over two days, with the participation of the heads of Supreme Audit Institutions, member States of the Governing Board of the Organization.
In his speech on this occasion, His Excellency stressed that the march of the Arab Organization, which has been going on for more than forty years, witnessed many achievements, as its work mechanisms have developed and its activities have expanded for the benefit of its members, and its position has been established at the international level as a leading organization working to raise the value of supreme audit institutions and enhancing their professionalism in various areas of audit, H. E. pointed out that despite the feeling of pride in what has been achieved, the road is still long before us and we are committed to do more work in order to raise the pace of implementation of development plans and programs in the organization and stimulate innovation and renewal in its work.
His Excellency explained that the State Audit Bureau - Qatar, and in the context of its keenness to develop the work of the Arab Organization, and to improve its performance and ensure the achievement of its ambitious goals in serving its members, has prepared an integrated package of development initiatives for the benefit of the organization in various fields related to its work, which aims to improve the performance of the organization and enhance its capabilities, and will start implementing them as soon as possible if approved by the Governing Board in this meeting.
His Excellency also expressed his appreciation for the sincere efforts exerted by the heads and members of the Organization’s committees in carrying out the responsibilities entrusted to them to the fullest, calling them to pursue to be a source of proposal for innovative initiatives that raise the capabilities of the organization and enhance its performance.
His Excellency expressed his satisfaction with the development achieved in cooperation relationships between the organization and stakeholders, declaring that in the context of continuing the approach adopted by the organization regarding expanding the scope of professional partnerships with relevant parties, the Governing Board will consider during this meeting a proposal for signing a memorandum of understanding with The Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), which will allow us to benefit from the experience of this esteemed organization in implementing the programs of the Arab Organization related to the sustainable development goals within the fields of education, culture and science.
The 62nd meeting of the Governing Board of ARABOSAI discussed the topics on its agenda, including the report of the Chairman of the Governing Board about the activities of the Governing Board for the period from its 61st meeting up to date,
and the proposal of the Chairman of the Governing Board regarding the development initiatives for the benefit of the organization, the reports of the General Secretariat and the committees of the organization, reports presented by the members’ about their participation in the meetings of INTOSAI committees and working groups, and the adoption of the final account for the year 2020, and the estimated budget for the year 2021.