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21 May 2022

The Speaker of the Assembly of Kosovo, Mr. Konjufca gives particular importance to external auditing

Takimi i suedezve me kryetarin konjufca

The Auditor General of Kosovo, Vlora Spanca, accompanied by the Deputy Auditor General, Bezad Halilaj, the Member of the Swedish Parliament, Mia Sydow Mölleby, the SIGMA expert, Inguna Sudraba (former Auditor General and former Member of Parliament of Latvia), and the Senior Advisor on International Affairs in the Swedish National Audit Office, Dag Levin Sparr, were hosted by the Speaker of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo, Glauk Konjufca in a meeting.

This meeting was part of their visit to Kosovo to participate in the workshop on Enhancing Audit Impact on Implementation of Recommendations, organised by the National Audit Office of Kosovo.

On such occasion, the Swedish MP Mia Sydow Mölleby informed the Speaker Konjufca about the good cooperation between the Swedish National Audit Office and the Parliament as well as shared the goods practices applied by the Swedish Parliament on the oversight of public finance management.

After giving due relevance to the external auditing, Mr. Konjufca extended his acknowledgement to the guests on their willingness to share their experiences with Kosovo in the related areas.

During this visit, officers of the Swedish National Audit Office and SIGMA representatives also held other business meetings in the Kosovo NAO. They were hosted by the Auditor General, Vlora Spanca, and her staff.

Discussions in these meetings have particularly focused on the exchanging of experiences regarding the implementation of recommendations as well as the cooperation between the Supreme Audit Institutions and Parliament and coordination of activities to improve the performance in public finance management.

All the participants have highly commended the continuous and long-term cooperation between the both institutions and expressed their willingness to bring such partnership any further.

Moreover, guests also had the opportunity to be introduced with the latest achievements and developments in the National Audit Office and the need to amend the Law on the Auditor General and the National Audit Office to address the requirements of the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions.