On January 19, 2018, the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) and the World Bank (WB) jointly held the workshop on Audits of WB - Funded projects conducted by SAV. The workshop was attended by representatives of the governing advisory departments and the departments which were in charge of audits of WB-funded programs and projects; representatives of the Management Board of programs and projects of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Construction.
On March 1st and 2nd, 2018, SAV’s delegation led by Deputy Auditor General Dang The Vinh attended the 8th International Public Sector Conference hosted by the ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) in Singapore.
Within the framework of an official visit to State Audit Office of Hungary (SAO), a Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Auditor General Doan Xuan Tien took part in the seminar “Strengthening the integrity of public sector” held by the SAO from 5th to 9th March 2018.
On 7th of March, 2018, the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) and the Vietnam Television (VTV) held a meeting on disseminating information about the 14th ASOSAI Assembly.
On 12 March 2018 a team from SAI Vietnam headed by Deputy Auditor General Mr. Doan Xuan Tien had a meeting with Austrian colleagues in Vienna. Mr. Viktor Cypris, Director General of Section 1, Ms. Monika Gonzalez, the Director of INTOSAI General Secretariat and some other Austrian colleagues welcomed and worked with them team.
On 18 October 2018 a meeting was convened in Hanoi to review the outcomes of the 14th ASOSAI Assembly which was held during 19 – 22 September 2018 in Viet Nam. Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Mr. Phung Quoc Hien was among the participants.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on late 11 October 2018 to re-sign the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Executive Board of the State Audit Office’s Party Committee and the Party Committee of Central Enterprises Bloc
The 14th ASOSAI Assembly is seen as a significant political, diplomatic and professional event in Vietnam in 2018. It is not just a vivid reflection of Vietnam’s national foreign policies, but a convincing evidence of maturity and growth of the SAV, as well. Hosting an ASOSAI assembly is set forth as a key target in the SAV Development Strategy to 2020 which was adopted by Vietnam National Assembly’s Standing Committee back to 2010.
From 6 to 8 November 2018, Viet Nam delegation led by Deputy Auditor General Nguyen Tuan Anh participated in the 8th Tripartite Meeting among 3 SAIs of Cambodia, Laos and Viet Nam in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
On 8 October 2018 Auditing Training Institute opened “Training course on Environmental auditing” with the participation of 40 auditors of the SAV.