Re­port out­lines 247 rec­om­men­da­tions

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THE Au­di­tor-Gen­eral’s Re­port 2015 Series 2 listed out 247 rec­om­men­da­tions to as­sist fed­eral gov­ern­ment, fed­eral statu­tory bod­ies and state gov­ern­ments in rec­ti­fy­ing and over­com­ing their short­com­ings.

Au­di­tor-Gen­eral Tan Sri Am­brin Buang said 68 of the rec­om­men­da­tions were for the fed­eral gov­ern­ment; 30, for fed­eral statu­tory bod­ies; and 149, for state gov­ern­ments.

“As in the past, the re­ports had ear­lier been re­ferred to the depart­ment heads concerned for con­fir­ma­tion,” he said in a state­ment.

The Au­di­tor-Gen­eral’s Re­port 2015 Series 2 on the fed­eral gov­ern­ment, fed­eral statu­tory bod­ies and state gov­ern­ments’ ac­tiv­i­ties as well as fed­eral statu­tory bod­ies and state gov­ern­ments’ 2015 fi­nan­cial re­ports was tabled in Par­lia­ment yes­ter­day af­ter get­ting the con­sent of Yang di-Per­tuan Agong Tuanku Ab­dul Halim Mu’adzam Shah.

On the au­dit of 461 gov­ern­ment and gov­ern­ment agen­cies’ fi­nan­cial state­ments last year, 421 have been awarded the Au­dit Cer­tifi­cate With­out Rep­ri­mand.

Am­brin said 11 fi­nan­cial state­ments were given the Au­dit Re­port With Em­pha­sis of Mat­ter and 16 re­ceived the Au­dit Cer­tifi­cate With Rep­ri­mand.

“Six fi­nan­cial re­ports are still be­ing au­dited, three have not been con­firmed due to late sub­mis­sion and in­com­plete sup­port­ing doc­u­ments, and four have not been submitted for au­dit­ing,” he said.

In the Series 2 Re­port, 77 per­for­mance au­dits and 19 man­age­ment au­dits were car­ried out on fed­eral, state and fed­eral statu­tory bod­ies.

He said the au­dit cov­ered pro­gramme, con­struc­tion, main­te­nance, ac­qui­si­tion, rev­enue man­age­ment, en­vi­ron­ment and com­pany man­age­ment.

He said the Fi­nance Min­istry has pro­duced a Feed­back Re­port on the Au­di­tor-Gen­eral’s Re­port 2015 con­tain­ing com­ments and ac­tions un­der­taken by depart­ment heads on the is­sues re­ported in the Au­di­tor-Gen­eral’s Re­port. The Au­di­tor-Gen­eral’s Re­port 2015 Series 1 was tabled in Par­lia­ment on May 18. rnama

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