State Au­dit Bu­reau set to take part in UN meet­ing

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

Kuwait’s State Au­dit Bu­reau (SAB) an­nounced yes­ter­day that it will take part in a higher fi­nan­cial and au­dit­ing bod­ies meet­ing at the UN head­quar­ters in New York. SAB has been in­vited to the two-day gather­ing due on Thurs­day by the UN De­part­ment of Eco­nomic and So­cial Af­fairs (UN DESA), a state­ment said. The meet­ing will re­view and au­dit the ar­range­ments for the im­ple­men­ta­tion of the UN 2030 Vi­sion of Sus­tain­able De­vel­op­ment Goals (SDGs).

The Kuwaiti del­e­ga­tion to the UN gather­ing will in­clude SAB Act­ing Pres­i­dent Adel Al-Sarawi, se­nior au­di­tor at the per­for­mance con­trol de­part­ment Sul­tan Al-Otaibi and pub­lic re­la­tions and me­dia spe­cial­ist Fa­tima Al-Nasser. The New York meet­ing is part of the min­is­te­rial side of the High-level Po­lit­i­cal Fo­rum, the main plat­form deal­ing with the SDGs, the state­ment quoted Otaibi as say­ing.

It aims to dis­cuss the key top­ics on the im­ple­men­ta­tion of the SDGs, in ad­di­tion to of­fer­ing the op­por­tu­nity for boost­ing the ca­pa­bil­i­ties of the con­trol higher bod­ies to con­duct sound au­dit­ing of the SDGs. Otaibi pointed to the ma­jor goals of the co­op­er­a­tive per­for­mance au­dit­ing to be dis­cussed by the meet­ing, to be achieved by some of the higher bod­ies sup­ported by the In­ter­na­tional Or­ga­ni­za­tion of Supreme Au­dit In­sti­tu­tions (INTOSAI). —KUNA

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