The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of Bangladesh Ahmed Ataul Hakeem, FCMA and Chairperson, Commission on Audit (COA), Philippines Madam Gracia M. Pulido Tan signed a protocol on behalf of respective Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) of the two countries on September 3, 2012 at Ulan Baatar, Mongolia during their participation at a conference.
Both the heads of SAIs have been attending the ‘SAI Needs Assessment Review Meeting and Strategic Planning Workshop for Programme on Development and Implementation of Strategic Plan’ held at Ulan Baatar from September 1-6, 2012. The bilateral agreement intends to reinforce mutual exchange and cooperation in the field of public audit between the two SAIs.
The MoU incorporates provisions for mutual exchange of experience, information and documentation, training activities, visits, organizing internships, consultations, seminars and conferences. This will go a long way in consolidating the relationship between the two SAIs to the mutual benefit of both.
Senior dignitaries of the Office of the CAG, Bangladesh and COA, Philippines were present during the signing.