13 December 2012

Liberia: AG Kilby to Hold Discussions With U.S. Counterpart

Auditor General, Robert L. Kilby is expected to hold discussions with his United States counterpart, Gene L. Dodaro in continuation of series of international consultations with Auditor Generals around the world. Mr. Gene L. Dodaro is the head of the United States Government Accountability Office.

Auditor General Kilby, according to a dispatch from the United States, will also hold discussions with the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia, Mr. Natwar M. Gandhi tomorrow, Friday, December 14, 2012.

The discussions, the dispatch disclosed, will focus on the workforce system and at the same time open avenues to establish the Forensic laboratory at the General Auditing Commission.

The discussions with these officials follow an international conference sponsored by the International Monetary fund and the International Consortium on Governments Financial Management in Washington DC. The Conference centers on the INTOLSAL standards and frame work, E-Government and the Public Sector Accounting Standards.

The intent of these Accounting and Management systems is to eventually do away with manual system and focus on the technology aspect of auditing.

The Auditor General is part of a Liberian delegation at the conference in Washington DC, the United States of America. The visit to the United States of the Liberian Auditor General follows his visit to Kenyan; where he graced the graduation ceremony of more than thirty GAC students studying at the University of Nairobi.

Mr. Kilby held discussions with the GAC sponsored students and commended them for the level of achievements in the various fields of studies. Meanwhile, the GAC in partnership with the World Bank is pleased to announce that tickets and other necessary travelling documents have been dispatched to Kenya to facilitate the return of the students. All thirty three students are due in by the 22nd of December, 2012.

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