National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) receives Deloitte Global Chairman David Cruickshank in Hanoi on November 13 (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan asked for Deloitte Global’s technical support in completing a legal framework for independent audit in Vietnam while receiving Deloitte Global Chairman David Cruickshank in Hanoi on November 13.

Vietnam hopes for Deloitte Global’s sharing of knowledge and experience to help NA deputies improve the capacity of financial verification and supervision, she said.

She asked Deloitte Global to continue recruiting Vietnamese staff and training quality human resources for Vietnam’s financial sector.

Lauding Cruickshank’s attendance at the APEC CEO Summit in Da Nang city, Ngan expressed her belief that as a large audit organization with 180-year experience and network covering 150 countries, Deloitte will make positive contributions to the growth of the Vietnamese economy.

She highlighted the indispensible role of the Vietnamese independent audit sector in the national economy, saying it has become an important component of the macro management tool system for economy and finance.

She praised the development of Deloitte Vietnam, formerly the Vietnam Audit Company (VACO), the first independent audit firm of the Ministry of Finance, and one of the largest of its kind.

The top legislator held that amidst the international integration, with the active engagement in free trade agreements of Vietnam, the role of independent audit and audit firms like Deloitte is increasingly important in improving transparency of business and investment activities, raising the value of the economy as well as people’s income.

For his part, Cruickshank thanked Vietnam for backing Deloitte Vietnam, a member of the Deloitte Global.

Expressing impression on Vietnam’s economic growth, he pledged that Deloitte Global will pay more attention to Vietnam and provide advanced technology and international experience as well as high quality audit services for businesses operating in the country.

The firm will also give advice to Vietnamese Government agencies and the private sector, while assisting enterprises in mobilizing capital, he stated.

He also asked for Vietnam’s cooperation in sharing experience in the field to the world.-VNA