KUWAIT: HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Wednesday commended “important and constructive” role of the State Audit Bureau in supporting government’s efforts to curb spread of coronavirus. The prime minister made the remarks during a meeting with Audit Bureau President Faisal Al-Shaya at Seif Palace, attended by Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah and Health Minister Sheikh Dr Bassel Al-Sabah, an official statement said.
Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled said the contribution of the bureau to government’s efforts “reflects the national responsibility” of the auditors. He called on the importance of continuing this cooperation to overcome this crisis. The two sides discussed coordination and cooperation in this “critical phase”, which required collaboration of government agencies to preserve public funds and maintain supervision.
Shaya commended the government’s “exceptional” endeavors in confronting the pandemic. He said he acknowledged the government needed exceptional measures to prevent a delay in auditing. The meeting was also attended by Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Housing Rana Al-Fares. – KUNA