Leaders of the state audit agencies from Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia gathered at their sixth meeting in Vientiane , Laos on November 11 to share experience in the application of the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI).

The Vietnamese delegation was led by Prof. Dr. Doan Xuan Tien, Deputy Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV).

At the event, participants discussed ISSAI contents and agreed to build and issue the auditing standards and implement the ISSAI in line with each country’s practice.

The Vietnamese delegation shared eight lessons on the ISSAI application, stressing that enhancing the state audit capacity in applying ISSAI is a strategic breakthrough that reflects the SAV’s determination to improve its operations.

Vietnam ’s lessons were appreciated by Laos and Cambodia as well as other sponsors, especially in the context of integration towards an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015.

The next meeting will be held in Vietnam in 2015.-VNA