Official Closure Conference of “Strengthening the Institutional and Administrative Capacity of the Chamber of Accounts of the Republic of Azerbaijan” Twinning Project was held
Today the Chamber of Accounts of the Republic of Azerbaijan hosted official closure conference of EU funded “Strengthening the Institutional and Administrative Capacity of the Chamber of Accounts of the Republic of Azerbaijan” Twinning Project.
The goal of this project is to strengthen institutional and administrative capacity of the Chamber of Accounts based on the audit standards internationally applied and adopted by INTOSAI, as well as to increase the current capacity of the Chamber to fulfil its mandate and in this way to contribute to the strengthening of accountability and transparency in the sphere of public finance management in Azerbaijan.
EU funded Project started on October 1, 2017, and lasted for 30 months.
The Chairman of the Chamber of Accounts of the Republic of Azerbaijan Vugar Gulmammadov opened the conference, welcomed delegation from Poland and Azerbaijan and informed the conference participants on the importance of the project and results achieved.
During the meeting the President of Polish Supreme Audit Office Mr. Marian Banaś, Head of EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Mr. Kęstutis Jankauskas, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Azerbaijan Republic Mr. Rafał Poborski made speech on the importance and results of the Project. Advisor to the President of the Supreme Audit Office of Poland and MS Project Leader Mr. Wojciech Kutyła gave detailed information to the conference participants on the achievements within the Project, activities and regulations drafted on financial, compliance and performance audits and made presentation on the Project.
The conference was also attended by project leaders from Poland and Azerbaijan, Component Leaders, the representatives from EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, delegation of International organizations to Azerbaijan, representatives of public financial control bodies of the Republic of Azerbaijan and media.
At the end of the Conference participants took joint photo.