Global independent audit regulators meet in Colombo today

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The inauguration of the 12th annual Inspection Workshop of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR), hosted by Sri Lanka Accounting and Auditing Standards Monitoring Board (SLAASMB) will take placeat the Kings Court, Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo today.

The global discussion, which will be attended by over 110 professionals representing audit regulators from 40 countries from all over the world, will see independent audit regulators from around the world share their expertise during the three-day technicalsessions from 20-22February.

Special AssignmentsMinister Dr.SarathAmunugamawill be the chief guest at the official inauguration, which will kick off at 7.00pm this evening.Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy will be the guest of honour.

IFIAR Chairman Brian Hunt, Vice Chairman Frank Schneider and the IFIAR Secretariat (Tokyo) Executive Director Carl Renner are also expected to be at the Colombo workshop.

IFIAR, established by independent audit regulators from around the world in 2007, shares knowledge of the audit market environment and practical experience of independent audit regulatory activities, and promotes collaboration in regulatory activitieswhile providing a platform for dialogue with other international organisations which have interests in enhancing audit quality.