26 Mar 2009

Pacific Auditor-Generals' meet in Wellington New Zealand

12:05 pm on 26 March 2009

The Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions' Transitional Working Group met in Wellington this week to review programme funding and staff resource arrangements.

The group is made up of Auditor-Generals from Cook Islands, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Tuvalu.

Representatives from the Asian Development Bank, AusAID, NZAID, the World Bank, and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat also attended.

The Working Group's chairperson, the Cook Island's Auditor-General, Paul Allsworth, says the meeting made good progress on design, planning and resource allocation for the various initiatives planned under the Pacific Regional Audit Initiative.