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KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6, (Agencies): Director of State Audit Bureau of Kuwait (SAB) Faisal Al-Shaya on Tuesday stressed the importance of issuing a comprehensive regulatory guide for GCC countries on auditing and protecting public funds at time of crisis. Audit agencies should take all measures that can help elevate work mechanisms and achieve targeted objectives in order to protect public funds against and fight corruption, Al-Shaya was quoted in a SAB statement on the occasion of the 18th GCC SAB meeting. During the visual meeting, SAB made a proposal to include Arabic Language among the official languages of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI), to boost Arab presence there.
Al-Shaya also said that in the meeting they discussed the 2021/2202 recruitment plan, the joint general audit guide and the schedule for reviewing previously issued joint audit manuals. Meanwhile, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Lieutenant-General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf, met at the Capital Governorate headquarters the Governor of Capital City Sheikh Talal Al-Khaled, the Ahmadi Governor Sheikh Fawaz Al-Khaled, the Governor of Jahra Nasser Al-Hajraf, the Governor of Farwaniya Sheikh Mish’aal Al-Jaber, the Governor of Mubarak Al-Kabeer, retired Major-General Mahmoud Bushehri, and the Governor of Hawalli Ali Al-Asfar, reports Al-Anba daily. During the meeting Lieutenant-General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf stressed on his lofty trust in the governors calling it an incentive that will motivate everyone for their efforts to raise the level of the security institution to bring it on par with the advanced security services.
The Undersecretary listened to the needs of the governors and identified the problems facing them, stressing the speed of putting practical solutions to them within the framework of the law, noting that the security establishment and the governorates work side by side to serve the security and safety of the homeland and citizens. Lieutenant-General Al-Nawaf expressed his appreciation for the efforts made by the governors to achieve the desired goals and their implementation of the general policies of the state and the application of the law and administrative regulations in public interest, noting that the position of the governor is one of the most prestigious in the history of Kuwait due to its direct contact with the executive authority and citizens. He pointed to the importance of the vision that establishes the mechanism of action and coordination between the Ministry of Interior and the six governorates to find quick and practical solutions to the difficulties and obstacles that impede the work of the agencies in the country’s governorates, stressing that the governors are the other eye of the ministry in the area of security, safety and cooperation to achieve the integrated security system in the country.