The Chairman of the Chamber of Accounts paid visit to the Republic of Poland
The delegation headed by Mr. Vugar Gulmammadov, the Chairman of the Chamber of Accounts, visited the Republic of Poland and had a meeting with Mr. Krzysztof Kwiatkowski, the President of Supreme Audit Office of Republic of Poland.
The Chairman of the Chamber of Accounts, Mr. Vugar Gulmammadov expressed his gratitude for the meeting and gave information on the activity of the Chamber of Accounts as the Supreme Audit Institution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, as well as performance indicators.
Issues on the perspectives of future activities, fields of mutual cooperation, as well as organization of practice exchanges were discussed during the meeting.
During his visit Mr. Gulmammadov met with the head of NIK regional office in Kraków where he was informed on the functioning of the office and discussions were made on organizing audits on spot.
Mr. Gulmammadov gave interview to the NIK internet portal and answered the questions regarding the purpose of the visit and discussed issues.
The mission of NIK (Najwyższa Izba Kontroli) – the Supreme Audit Office of the Republic of Poland as an independent supreme public institution nearly 100 years is to safeguard public funds and in this regard control the utilization of funds of the Poland public authorities. At the same time, it was mentioned that NIK consists of a Central Office in Warsaw and 16 regional offices. The overall staff of NIK is 1640 persons and 1200 of them conduct audits. NIK has a collegial management structure and includes 7 scholars of law, economy and audit along with the top management of NIK. NIK conducts more than 100 audits a year and covers more than 200 authorities and focuses on financial statements of institutions. The delegation from the Republic of Azerbaijan was informed that the structure of NIK is formed on economic spheres, it reports to the Parliament on the implementation of public budget and annual performance and cooperates with Prosecutor’s Office in investigating financial irregularities.