Alexey Kudrin, the Chairman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, met with Moermahadi Soerja Djanegara, the Chairman of the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia. The event was hosted by the Accounts Chamber as part of the visit of the Indonesian delegation to Russia.
Alexey Kudrin said that Indonesia is one of the Russia’s key partners in the Asian-Pacific Region. According to him, many joint projects in trade, economic, and technical fields testify to the high level of cooperation between the two states. The Head of the Accounts Chambers noted that the year of 2018 marks the 15th anniversary of signing the Declaration on Principles of Friendly Relations and Partnership between Russia and Indonesia in the 21st century.
Alexey Kudrin emphasized the special role of the Audit Board of Indonesia in the activities of the INTOSAI’s working group on environmental auditing and the active involvement of the Indonesian party in the INTOSAI’s working group on key national indicators. He drew attention to the high importance of cooperation between the Russian and Indonesian SAIs in the INTOSAI’s working group on public debt auditing and in the INTOSAI’s working group on the fight against corruption and money laundering.
Alexey Kudrin noted the constructive work of the Indonesian party on preparation of the draft program of cooperation between the supreme audit institutions of Russia and Indonesia in the medium term. “In turn, we would also like to update our 2007 cooperation agreement. The document has already passed our internal procedures, and we are ready to present it to you”, the Chairman of the Accounts Chamber stated.
In addition, the Head of the Accounts Chambers noted the significant role of cooperation between the Russian and Indonesian SAIs in the preparation of the forthcoming 23rd INTOSAI Congress to be held in 2019 in Moscow. “I would like to thank you personally and your colleagues for your active participation in the preparation of the informative part of the forthcoming congress”, Alexey Kudrin said in his address to the Indonesian party.