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Launch of new Strategic Plan for SAI Eritrea

4 February 2019

At a ceremony held on the 22nd of January in the capital Asmara, the Office of the Auditor General launched its five-year Strategic Plan, 2019–2023.

Mr Gherezgiher Ghebremedhin, Auditor General highlighted the concerted effort made in the development and design of the strategic plan. He called for the participation and support of all stakeholders for its successful implementation. The Auditor General also noted that the strategic plan was prepared in collaboration with the Accelerated Peer Support Partnership Programme (PAP-APP), and highlighted how their continued support will be integral to the implementation of the plan over the coming years. 

Heads of financial institutions and ministries in Asmara were briefed on the main objective, mission and core values of the strategic plan. Mr Gebrezgiabhier placed emphasis on the importance of enhancing the independence of the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) and strengthening the organization and management capacity of the OAG. The Auditor general concluded his remarks by extending his appreciation to the African Organization of English speaking Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E), IDI, the members of PAP-APP programme and other stakeholders for their contribution in making the preparation of the strategic plan a success.

The office also received an award of recognition for its work in Performance Audit from the African Organization of English speaking Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E). Over 95 government and non-governmental officials from 65 organizations, the representative of the PAP-APP program, Ms Cynthia Mangaba and 83 OAG staff attended the event.

The PAP-APP programme is a joint effort by IDI, AFROSAI-E and CREFIAF which provides intensive to enable SAIs in challenging environments to establish long-term strategic capacity development programs. It is funded by the Austrian Development Agency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iceland, as well as with in-kind support from the SAIs of Gabon, Ghana, Namibia, Norway, Senegal and Sweden.




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