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Abu Dhabi on 14 February /WAM/: H.E Dr. Harib Saeed Al Amimi, the President of SAI, the Chairman of INTOSAI received today H.E Tytti Yli-Viikari Auditor General of National Audit Office of Finland.

During the meeting, held at the SAI’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, Al Amimi stated that the process of exchanging ideas and information on various issues related to monitoring government institutions is always a matter of attention for audit institutions, due to its importance in developing procedures to monitor their work and foresee their future management, to save public money and fight corruption.

The meeting saw a discussion on strengthening joint cooperation and exchanging expertise in international financial audit between the UAE SAI and Finland’s National Audit Office, as well as another discussion on the key role of audit institutions in achieving the sustainable development goals of the United Nations.

The meeting also included discussions on other topics, which will be presented during a meeting of the Executive Council of the European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions, EUROSAI, on emerging issues and how to develop audit operations and procedures to comply with the rapid transformation of the electronic work environment, such as digital currencies, as well as to review related mechanisms, adopt relevant legislation, and how to audit them in line with the digital world