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Maldives signs audit deal with Saudi Arabia

Mariyam Malsa
20 February 2019, MVT 09:26
Signing Ceremony of the MOU between the top auditing institutions of Maldives and Saudi Arabia. PHOTO: AHMED NISHAATH/ MIHAARU
Mariyam Malsa
20 February 2019, MVT 09:26

Auditor General's Office, on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the General Auditing Bureau of Saudi Arabia.

Auditor General Hassan Ziyath signed the agreement on behalf of Maldives while the president of the General Auditing Bureau Dr Hussam Alangaree.

AG Ziyath stated that the MOU would facilitate collaboration and exchange of expertise between the auditing institutions of both countries.

Additionally, AG Ziyath noted that Maldives and Saudi Arabia could aid each other while conducting financial and performance audits.

The Attorney General highlighted the assistance Maldives would receive in training employees.

Dr Alangaree stated that the MOU was an opportunity for both countries to attain progress in the auditing sector and strengthen bilateral ties.

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