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Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority launches its Internal Audit Platform for the Emirate’s government entities at GITEX 2022

Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority launches its Internal Audit Platform for the Emirate’s government entities at GITEX 2022

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As part of its participation in GITEX Global 2022, being held from 10th to 14th October at the Dubai World Trade Centre, ADAA joins forces with more than 30 government entities from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi under one digital platform in alignment with the emirate’s Digital Transformation agenda.

The Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority has launched its innovative internal audit platform for government entities of Abu Dhabi, aiming to raise the efficiency of auditing in the emirate in order to help spread the values of integrity, accountability and transparency in preserving public funds.

The Authority aims to ensure compliance to preserving public funds and assets and thus enhance the quality of government operations and as part of that mandate, has created its Internal Audit Platform for official audit and auditor data in various government entities in Abu Dhabi to define the organisational and operational guidelines of internal audit units, based on a set of rules including confidentiality of information, preparation of risk assessment, internal audit plans and adoption of internal audit strategies, among others.

“The Authority is implementing a range of strategic initiatives that stem from its strategy to enhance the noble values of transparency, accountability and integrity and to preserve public funds and assets across all Abu Dhabi government entities,” said an Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority spokesperson. “The launch of this innovative smart platform contributes to bringing together all government institutions and entities under the authority on one single platform, following the vision and digital agenda of the Abu Dhabi government.”

The spokesperson added: “The platform will maintain a database of the entities’ internal audit units, contributing to raising the quality and efficiency of the relevant information on these entities with regards to their risk assessment results, monitoring the extent to which they adhere to the rules of auditing as issued by the Authority, aiming to improve the quality of work performed and achieving the desired objectives.”

The platform enables the internal audit units in the subject entities to input data and upload supporting documents. The Auditing and Monitoring Sector at ADAA then reviews the data and communicates with these units in case of any inquiries or clarifications required and prepares the audit units’ database for the entities.

GITEX 2022 is a leading global technology platform and it provides the opportunity for the Abu Dhabi government to introduce initiatives in the fields of government services, data and Artificial Intelligence and the digital systems being developed to support the infrastructure of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, enabling a proactive, specialised, easy and secure digital government system.

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