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Workshop on “Managerial/leadership skills and practical experience for audit team managers/leaders”
Workshop on “Managerial/leadership skills and practical experience for audit team managers/leaders”

On 19th April 2017, the Workshop on “Managerial/leadership skills and practical experience for audit team managers/leaders” was held at SAV’s Office, which was co-chaired by Prof. Doan Xuan Tien – Deputy Auditor General of SAV – and PhD. Le Dinh Thang - Director General of SAV’s Audit Training Institute (ATI). Many audit team managers/leaders as representatives for different departments and regional audit offices attended the workshop in order to share and learn how to further enhance the audit report quality through good practices on audit team management. 

SAV and EU agree to boost progress of TA ProjectSAV and EU agree to boost progress of TA Project
The Auditing Training Institute celebrates its 20th Establishment AnniversaryThe Auditing Training Institute celebrates its 20th Establishment Anniversary
State President Tran Dai Quang affirmed “SAV must be an important tool in the prevention and control of corruption and wastefulness”State President Tran Dai Quang affirmed “SAV must be an important tool in the prevention and control of corruption and wastefulness”
SAV and GI work to smooth out overlapping
SAV and GI work to smooth out overlapping

On 5 April 2017 in Hanoi representatives from SAV and Government Inspectorate met to discuss solutions to carry out their respective annual work plan 2017.

ASEANSAI Strategic Plan 2018 – 2021 is drafted
ASEANSAI Strategic Plan 2018 – 2021 is drafted

Member SAIs of the Strategic Plan Committee are in the process to prepare a new plan for ASEANSAI for 2018-2021. The plan tends to set out strategic direction for the development of the organisation for the next three years. It will also define goals and objectives that help ASEANSAI achieve its vision and mission in the longer run. The process was initiated at the 7th SPC meeting during 28th June – 1st July 2016 where an agreement on the plan outline containing directions, framework and Action Plan, etc. was reached by SPC member SAIs.

Training on state budget audit skills level 1
Training on state budget audit skills level 1

From 20 to 31 March 2017, a ten-day training course on first level state audit skills was held for state auditors in Hanoi.

SAV issued Guidance on auditing National Target Programs and Guidance on developing Annual Audit Plan
SAV issued Guidance on auditing National Target Programs and Guidance on developing Annual Audit Plan

In pursuit of continuing improving audit quality, SAV has focused its efforts on building guidance for audit types under its mandate. The two most recent guidance came into force were Guidance on auditing National Target Programs and Guidance on developing Annual Audit Plan. 

Kick-off meeting of the Steering Committee on Organising the 14th ASOSAI Assembly
Kick-off meeting of the Steering Committee on Organising the 14th ASOSAI Assembly

On 31st March 2017, the Steering Committee on Organising the 14th ASOSAI Assembly held its 1st meeting in Hanoi. Attending the meeting were representatives from 12 relevant ministries and government agencies. Under the chairmanship of Mr. Phung Quoc Hien, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly, the meeting aimed at assigning different tasks and duties to each member of the Committee to run the “Scheme for preparing and hosting the 14th ASOSAI Assembly in 2018” which was approved by the National Assembly earlier. 

Training on audit quality control skills
Training on audit quality control skills

On 21 March 2017, a training course on audit quality control skills was held in Hanoi for all auditors and officials of Department of Audit Policy and Quality Control. This was one of the regular internal training activities conducted by SAV professional units during the year.

SAV plans to launch website for 14th ASOSAI Assembly
SAV plans to launch website for 14th ASOSAI Assembly

On 17th March 2017, SAV’s IT Centre organized a meeting to introduce demo version of the 14th ASOSAI Assembly website. Under the demo, the website will contain four accessible fields, including (i) Official information about the 14th ASOSAI Assembly, (ii) Online registration forms, (iii) Administrative functions, and (iv) User support tools and several key interfaces. 

State auditors are trained on audit of BOT and BT Project
State auditors are trained on audit of BOT and BT Project

During 13-17 March 2017, a training course on audit of infrastructure projects built under build-operate-transfer (BOT) and build-transfer (BT) contracts was organised by SAV for its auditors in Hanoi. The course was part of SAV’s internal Annual Training Program to support its implementing the Audit Plan 2017. Over 30 auditors from different Specialized Audit Departments and Regional Audit Offices attended the event.

Vietnam – Russia Joint Audit Report signed in Hanoi
Vietnam – Russia Joint Audit Report signed in Hanoi

On 16th March 2017, a joint audit report of the Vietnamese – Russian oil and gas joint venture “Vietsovpetro” was signed in Hanoi. It was the result of the joint audit undertaken in 2016 by the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) and the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation (ACRF).