NA Vice Chairman Nguyen Duc Hai addresses the meeting of the NA Standing Committee on September 14 morning (Photo: VNA)
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee gave opinions on the 2021 performance
report and the 2022 audit plan of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) on
September 14 morning.
As of August 31, audit
agencies nationwide had deployed 144 of the 211 planned audit teams, with 108 teams
finishing their tasks and 83 audit reports issued. The audits were basically
carried out on schedule and achieved the set targets, according to Chairman of
the NA’s Committee for Financial and Budgetary Affairs Nguyen Phu Cuong.
The SAV discovered and
proposed settlement of many violations related to the management and use of
public finance, transferred five cases showing crime signs to police for investigation,
and proposed the amendment of 205 documents that don’t match legal regulations
or the reality.
It has also achieved
encouraging outcomes in enhancing cooperation with foreign partners and
performing many other tasks.
The September 14 sitting of the third session of the 15th NA Standing Committee (Photo: VNA)
However, the Financial and
Budgetary Affairs Committee also pointed out that the issuance of the 2021 plan
on corruption prevention and control was slower than expected while the implementation
of some focal duties for this year has yet to be fully analysed or reported.
It requested the SAV to boost
IT application, build a database with sufficient and precise information for
the audit sector, improve the quality of auditing activities, and reform
working methods as required in the strategy for SAV development by 2030.
Regarding the orientations
and tasks for 2022, the committee asked the SAV to build and issue solutions,
farm out tasks, and specify a road map for duty performance right from the year’s
NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue
spoke highly of the SAV’s report and the committee’s verification report,
asking for more attention to the mobilisation, allocation, and use of resources
for the COVID-19 fight, along with the preparation, distribution, and
disbursement of capital sources for basic construction at the central and local