The event formed part of the activities marking the 30th anniversary of the SAV, and offered a platform for SAIs and international organizations to seek solutions to challenges in the fight against corruption and money laundering.

SAV Auditor General Ngo Van Tuan speaks at the workshop in Hanoi on July 9.

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Nguyen Duc Hai lauded the SAV’s role and position in the political system, as well as its contribution to the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).

The SAV has also played an important part in finance and public asset inspections and supervisions, the approval of settlements by localities, and anti-corruption, the legislator continued.

Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) Ngo Van Tuan pointed to emerging issues in the context of globalization and the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which necessitate international cooperation.

With regard to anti-corruption, he said SAIs are playing a more active role in the efforts, covering the detection and publicization of areas vulnerable to corruption, adding they are closely coordinating with other relevant agencies in the fight.

Participants shared the view on cooperation among the institutions, as well as between them and other agencies in anti-corruption, and necessary conditions, legal foundation, personnel, and equipment for SAIs to carry forward their role in the field.

Source: VNA