7th ECOSAI Assembly was hosted by the Turkish Court of Accounts (TCA) in Ankara



7th ECOSAI Assembly was hosted by the Turkish Court of Accounts (TCA) in Ankara on 18 October 2016. In the meeting which started with the opening speech of the TCA President Seyit Ahmet BAŞ who is also the President of ECOSAI; Mr. Sharif Aman SHARIFI, Auditor General of Afghanistan, Mr. Rana Assad AMIN, Auditor General of Pakistan, and Mr. Adil MAHARRAMOV, Deputy Chairman of the SAI of Azerbaijan delivered speeches. Delegations from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) as observer attended the meeting.
In the meeting,

  • Turkish Court of Accounts was re-elected as the ECOSAI President for 2016-2019 period.
  • While SAIs of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan were elected for the Governing Board, SAIs of Iran and Tajikistan were elected for the Audit Committee for the period in question.
  • ECOSAI Strategic Plan for 2016-2021 was adopted.
  • ECOSAI Membership of the SAI of TRNC that took part in the meetings as observer was approved.
  • The decision was taken to increase and intensify the training activities for the SAIs in line with the 1st objective of the 2016-2021 ECOSAI Strategic Plan regarding the promotion of capacity building activities of member SAIs.