OAG PARTICIPATED IN IMPREST FUND TRAINING FOR NEW RMI DIPLOMATS

Majuro, MH, April 8th, 2021 — The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) was invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT) to participate as one of the panelist during an Imprest Funds and Induction training for new diplomats who will be posted at various RMI Oversees Missions and Embassies. Also participated during the Induction Program were Mr. Patrick Langrine, Secretary of Finance, and staff who delivered training on the Imprest Fund Guidelines and Operating procedures that all Overseas Missions are expected to follow.

The OAG shared with the participants the common problems found in the audit of RMI Missions abroad in the past. In his remarks, the Auditor General reminded the new diplomats that as public servants and stewards of public resources we have an obligation to make sure public resources are used for their intended purpose and in accordance with all applicable government policies and procedures.

Secretary of MOFAT
Mrs. Anjanette Kattil (seated, 2nd front-right), MOFAT Secretary, delivered her opening remarks during the opening of the training.
Secretary of Finance
Participants from the MOFAT, MOF, and OAG during the Induction training.
Presentation
Mr. Damiee Riklon, Audit Manager (right), and Mr. Maludrik Maludrik, staff auditor (left), shared previous findings on the embassies with the participants.
Answering Questions
Mr. Damiee Riklon, Audit Manager (right), and Mr. Maludrik Maludrik, staff auditor (center), answering questions at the end of their presentation. With Mr. Junior Patrick, Auditor General (left), sitting alongside them.

 

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