Office of the Auditor General of the Union hosted 3rd field workshop of Long Term ASEANSAI Programme on International Standards of Supreme Audit Institution Implementation (LTAPII) - Phase 2 which is conducted by SAI Philippines as Project Leader and SAI Malaysia as Sub Project Leader. Preparatory meeting related to that workshop was held from 11.12.2017 to 12.12.2017 and field workshop was held from 13.12.2017 to 15.12.2017 at Park Royal Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw.
Opening ceremony was held on 13.12.2017 and Director General of Audit Department attended and delivered welcome speech by conveying the benefits of holding workshop such as having a chance for sharing knowledge and experiences of International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI) implementation within ASEAN countries, enhancing facilitating skills of selected and trained persons as Facilitators from each Supreme Audit Institution.
During the workshop, ISSAI Facilitators from member countries of ASEANSAI discussed the topics of Preliminary Engagement Activity, Overall Audit Strategy, Understanding the entity and its environment including internal controls, Risk Assessment, Materiality in Planning and Performing an Audit, Audit Evidence, Audit Sampling, Audit Opinion and Quality Control to understand Risk based Financial Audit and Internal Control.
Closing ceremony was held on 15.12.2017 and Director General of Audit Department attended and delivered closing speech. In giving the speech, she said that she believes the facilitators become better understanding the requirements to be a qualified facilitator by involving in this workshop and they can contribute their efforts to each Supreme Audit Institutions within the ASEAN region in future, all participants have gained a certain level of knowledge and skill from the workshop. She also expressed her appreciation to all responsible persons. The total number of 45 persons, the representative from SAI Sweden, representatives and participants from member countries of ASEANSAI, Office of the Auditor General of the Union and Regional Audit Offices, participated in this workshop.