State Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) –State Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc has taken part in various events and held a series of sideline meetings in the framework of the 22nd congress of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI), which runs in the United Arab Emirates from December 5 to 12.

On December 8, the Auditor General represented Vietnam at the signing ceremony of amendments to the rules and procedures of the ASEAN Supreme Audit Institutions (ASEANSAI).

He held official talks with his Pakistan counterpart, and signed a cooperation agreement with the Pakistani state audit agency. The two sides agreed to implement their cooperation deals on training.

Phoc also held talks with his Malaysian counterpart to discuss joint projects and set directions for future collaboration.

At another meeting with head of the French Court of Audit, Phoc and his counterpart talked about cooperation possibilities, particularly within the EU Public Finance Modernisation Project (EU-PFMO) on capacity building support to the State Audit Office of Vietnam.

He also reached agreement with executive director of the Canadian Comprehensive Audit Foundation on building a cooperation strategy for the next five years with a focus on boosting audit capacity for Vietnam.

In addition, the State Audit General had bilateral discussions with leaders of  INTOSAI, ASOSAI and ASEANSAI, and counterparts from China, Japan, India, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia.-VNA