Saudi, US accounting bodies sign cooperation agreement

The agreement aims to develop the fields of accounting and professional auditing in all state organs. (SPA)
Updated 08 September 2018
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Saudi, US accounting bodies sign cooperation agreement

  • The agreement aims to improve cooperation between the two parties and develop the fields of accounting and professional auditing in all state organs

The president of the Saudi General Audit Bureau (GAB) and the head of the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) on Friday signed a cooperation agreement in the fields of professional accounting and auditing.

The agreement aims to improve cooperation between the two parties and develop the fields of accounting and professional auditing in all state organs.

GAB President Hossam bin Abdulmohsen Al-Anqari said the agreement is an extension of existing cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the US, and expressed hope that it will benefit both parties. The agreement will bolster the GAB’s recently established training center, he added.

GAO chief Gene L. Dodaro hailed the agreement, saying it will develop the field of auditing through the employment of modern technology. He wished both parties success in their work.

 

 


Mosque, house hit by Houthi missile fragments in Saudi Arabia

Updated 19 September 2018
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Mosque, house hit by Houthi missile fragments in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: The Spokesman for the Directorate of Civil Defense in Asir Region, Col. Mohammed Al-Assami, said that Civil Defense Forces launched a report on Tuesday regarding a military projectile launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia from within Yemeni territory toward a village in the southern province of Dhahran.
No casualties have been recorded, however, the projectile hit a mosque and the home of a citizen, as well as an agricultural well.
The necessary procedures have been adopted to directly deal with such cases, reported the Saudi Press Agency.