During this workshop held from the 31st August - 7th September, a team of 8, mainly at the director level, were taken through areas of improvements as far as ISSAI based audits are concerned. This being the second phase of the support, more practical issues were discussed emanating from the audits done and the environment in which the SAI operates. The SAI has made tremendous progress in catching up with the backlog of audits managed to timely issue the consolidated report covering the periods 2016-2017. The financial support by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway allow IDI and AFROSAI-E to assist Office of Auditor General of Somalia in the implementation of Objective 1 of the OAGS Strategic plan. This objective is timely, relevant and high-quality audit reports in line with international standards.
One of the support intervention in this is in the sub-objective 1.1- ISSAI based audit manual for financial and compliance audits customized, introduced and applied. The support for this agreement included training, Peer-guidance through the workshop and regular consultation on phone, e-mail and video conferencing. The IDI and AFROSAI-E hosted the second audit planning workshop for the SAI team on the 2017 and 2018 year-end audits. The Resource person came from AFROSAI-E, Botswana and the IDI.
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