One billion and 371 million dinars .. government contracts in 3 months

A member of the team that prepares the annual report for the prior control and technical support sector in the Audit Bureau, Dalal Al-Bannai, confirmed that the prior control exercised its powers in accordance with Act No. Kuwaiti dinars during the period from 1 / 4/2022 to 30/6/2022, and it was found that approximately (80.6%) of the total number of expenditures issued during the period were the topics covered by ministries and government departments presented, with a value of approximately (1,247 Kuwaiti dinars) billion Kuwaiti dinars, and (10%) for the topics presented by entities with attached budgets, with a value of approximately (56,979 KD) one million Kuwaiti dinars, and (9.4%) for the subjects of entities with independent budgets with a value of approximately (66,774 KD) one million dinars Kuwaiti.
Al-Bannai indicated that (483) subjects were issued with a value of approximately (899 282 KD) million Kuwaiti dinars between approval or conditional approval, and (379) papers were returned with a value of approximately (340 950 KD) million Kuwaiti dinars for various reasons, the most prominent of which is The entity’s non-compliance with Circular no. (6) of 2018 with regard to the controls and rules that all entities covered by the Audit Bureau’s compliance must follow when subject to pre-supervision, and non-compliance with the guide for the preparation of tender documents, draft contracts, commitments and agreements subject to prior control before supply (26) subjects with a value of approximately (117 959 KD) one million Kuwaiti dinars.
In turn, a member of the annual report preparation team for the previous control and technical support sector in the Audit Bureau, Iman Mubarak, said that (5) subjects were issued in violation of the provisions of Sections (13 and 14) of the Act bureau, with a value of approximately 2 million Kuwaiti dinars, and the Department of Financial Offenses has been notified The Audit Bureau will do so, and the subsequent audit of the Audit Bureau will follow up the audit on these issues.
Mubarak also explained that a number of approvals were issued during the first quarter of the current financial year for various employment contracts for the Ministry of Education, represented by hygiene contracts and waiting contracts for various governors of Kuwait, with a total value of approximately (39,076) KD) million Kuwaiti dinars.
It is noteworthy that the prior supervision of some of the topics presented during the first quarter of the financial year (2023-2022) resulted in a direct saving for the state’s public treasury to a value of approximately (3,649 KD ) million Kuwaiti dinars. for various reasons, including the correction of accounting errors Or due to the study of the financial or technical bureau.
On the other hand, the Audit Bureau celebrated the anniversary of its establishment in 1964 and with the promulgation of the constitution on 11 November 1962, which expressly provided for the establishment of a financial audit bureau guaranteeing its independence, as Article No Finance The law guarantees its independence and is attached to the National Assembly. It assists the government and the National Assembly in collecting government revenue and spending its expenditures within budget limits. The Bureau submits an annual report to both the government and the National Assembly on its work and observations. ” To implement this, Act no. 30 of 1964 issued on 7 July to establish Diwan.
The SAB is celebrating the 58th anniversary of its founding this year, as this year is considered to be the year of the gradual return to life with the Corona pandemic, which plagued the whole world, paralyzed its movement and disrupted most of its work, while the Audit Bureau continued its oversight of the entities covered by its oversight and issued its annual report at its usual time. For all, supervision is in place in the event that most of the state’s institutions are disrupted.
effective control
The Audit Bureau aims to gain effective control over public money to ensure its protection, ensure its optimal use, and ensure that plans and programs achieve their goals and achieve their goals. In addition to contributing to assisting the authorities in the regularity of their financial and accounting work, and working to find solutions to the problems they encounter in carrying out their tasks, through effective co-operation with the various responsible authorities in the state and at all levels.
The financial bureau’s oversight of ministries, departments and public interests that make up it includes municipalities and other local bodies with a public legal personality, public bodies, institutions and institutions attached to the state, municipalities or other local bodies with a public legal personality, and companies in. and institutions owned by the state or a public body. Other companies have a share in their capital of not less than 50% of it or guarantee them a minimum amount of profits, and companies licensed to exploit or manage a public utility of the state or a license granted to exploit a resource of natural wealth in it.
The Bureau performs its powers through auditing, examination and review, and the audit may take place suddenly and entrust these works to the technical staff of the Bureau, each of whom must have a high qualification in the law or trade of a university college. recognized by the competent authority in Kuwait, or its equivalent.The Bureau has supported its technical staff with experienced specialists in the fields of engineering, information technology and management to increase the efficiency and comprehensiveness of its supervision.
Censorship methods
The Bureau exercises its financial control in accordance with two methods of control applicable to the conditions, systems and conditions of Kuwait, as it combines the methods of previous control and ex post control and makes the original for post-control: Dinars or more. As for the subsequent control, it is carried out after the coupling or exchange operations and includes all aspects of administrative and financial actions.
International and regional positions
The Audit Bureau has participated in many meetings and conferences at all levels, most notably the 56th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions, the 15th meeting of the General Assembly of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions, the 30th meeting of the INTOSAI Working Group on Information Technology Audit (WGITA), in addition to a meeting The ASOSAI Capacity Development Committee (CDC).

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