Mr. Chanathap Indamra, head of Thailand supreme auditing institution (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The 14th Assembly of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) is taking place in Hanoi, where participants shared their experience in environmental auditing for sustainable development.

Thailand will be the ASOSAI host and chair in the next term. The head of the Thailand supreme auditing institution (SAI), Chanathap Indamra, has given comments on Vietnam’s hosting of the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency on the sidelines of the second plenary on September 22 in Hanoi.

The following is the full text of the interview:

Reporter: How do you evaluate Vietnam’s organisation of the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI 14)?

Mr. Chanathap Indamra: I must say that Vietnam’s hosting of ASOSAI 14 is excellent, thanks to the hardworking of every section, particularly the staff of Vietnam's supreme auditing institution. They have cooperated very well with each other to manage this meeting. The hosting is very excellent and we have seen good outcomes.

Reporter: Vietnam and Thailand have a close relationship. How will Vietnam and Thailand cooperate in the future in auditing?

Mr. Chanathap Indamra: Thailand SAI, as a member of ASOSAI, will keep a very close cooperation with Vietnam as the ASOSAI chair to strengthen the organisation’s performance, reputation and efficiency in the coming time, and make it more trusted among member SAIs as well as make sure its outcomes to go smoothly. In this term, Vietnam SAI is the ASOSAI President, I am sure that Vietnam will make great contribution to ASOSAI and bring the organisation into the next level of development. For the next term, Thailand will be the host and chair of ASOSAI in 2021, we will keep closer cooperation with Vietnam.

Reporter: Vietnam and Thailand have implemented the joint environmental audit in Mekong river. How will the two countries further their joint environmental audit in the future?

Mr. Chanathap Indamra: I think it is very important for making environmental auditing in the future. Environmental audit is the concern of the Asian Organisations of Supreme Audit Institutions, so the cooperation in environmental auditing in our region is crucial, which should be done continuously. We will take every chance to cooperate with Vietnam in the area.

Reporter: Thank you very much.-VNA