Iran, Kazakhstan sign MoU on state audit

IRNA – Head of Iran Supreme Audit Court Adel Azar and Chairwoman of the Accounts Committee of Kazakhstan Natalya Godunova on Saturday signed MoU on cooperation for upgrading the state audit to serve budget transparency.

During the meeting which was held in Kazakhstan capital city of Nur-Sultan, both sides reviewed ways to develop cooperation and to share experience on state auditory.

According to the MoU, two sides agreed to create a legal framework for implementing state audit.

Meanwhile, they reached an agreement on cooperation in the framework of International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI), Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) and Supreme Audit Institutions of the South and Central Asian regions (ECOSAI).

Delivering his speech in one of the expert meeting in Kazakhstan, Azar stressed the importance of indigenizing the key indices of national performance as a tool for sustainable development.

Astana 12th economic conference was held with the attendance of high-ranking officials from Kazakhstan, China, Armenia, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Russia, Iran, the US, France, South Africa, Japan, Hong Kong, India, Mongolia and the representatives of the international organizations on May 16-17.