CPLP adopts Expense Control Guide

Luanda – The Community of the Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) has adopted a document named “Public Expenditure Control Guide” during its 8th annual conference ended Thursday in Luanda.

The meeting gathered inspectors-general and representatives of the Strategic Organisations for Internal Control of the Community of the Portuguese Speaking Countries (OECI-CPLP).

The representatives of the member countries of the CPLP (Angola, Brazil, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal and Sao Tome and Principe) have pledged to adopt as reference the mentioned Technical Guide, in the light of the reality of each country.

According to “Luanda Memorandum”, the participants made changes to the Rules of Procedure of the OECI-CPLP Conference to be presented to the member states by the permanent secretariat.

The document of the meeting, initiated on the 27th of this month, recommended the permanent registration of the concerns of the OECI-CPLP inspectors-general.

Addressing a closing ceremony of the meeting, the inspector general of the Angolan State, SebastiAPound o Domingos Gunza, said that the event allowed the development of joint strategies that will allow mechanisms to be found to reinforce the performance of the control bodies.

With the strategies adopted, he said, greater transparency will be made in the management of the public assets and the primacy of good governance, as crucial for fighting against corruption and the harmful management of public resources.

The event was held under the motto “Control of Public Expenditure Execution”.

The three-day meeting discussed topics such as the “control of personnel expenses, the case of shared and duplicate” IBAN “,” technical reference of the government’s internal audit activity of the Federal Executive Power “and” Use of technological solutions by the internal audit – experiences of Brazil “.

Source: Angola Press News Agency