The Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) held its 23rd Congress from the 22nd to the 24th of June 2021. Held remotely from Wellington, New Zealand, the Congress was hosted by the Office of the Controller and Auditor General of New Zealand. Representatives of 25 PASAI member country, state or territory auditors attended including from the Audit Office of Samoa.
On the 28th May 2021, several members of the Samoa Audit Office joined other SAI members from around the Pacific in an online workshop hosted by PASAI on improving interpersonal communications for auditors.
Several Samoa Audit Office members participated in an online multimedia workshop facilitated by members from the Office of the Auditor-General New Zealand and PASAI.
The Census, Survey and Demography (CSD) of Samoa Bureau of Statistic (SBS) conducted the PHC 2021 Questionnaire Consultation Workshop at TATTE Convention Centre, on the 20th - 23rd April 2021.
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The Samoa Audit Office joined the Samoa Tourism Authority, the Samoa Trust Estates Corporation, and the Public Trust Office in their last government prayer service together before the country's General Elections at the Government Prayer House in Palisi.
Paul Ualesi and Sosoli Etilasi join Samoa Institute of Accountants (SIA) as Accounting Technicians (AT)
The Samoa Institute of Accountants (SIA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, 26th March 2021 following the Induction of new members. The 2021 Inductees include 9 Accounting Technicians (AT) and 7 Chartered Accountants (CA). Among them are Paul Ualesi and Sosoli Juliana Etilasi, both Managers of the Samoa Audit Office (SAO).
The Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) held its 25th Governing Board meeting on 26 February 2021. The Auditor General of Fiji and current Chairperson of the PASAI Governing Board, Mr. Ajay Nand, chaired the meeting. Made possible through a virtual platform, the meeting was attended by the various Board members and SAI heads, including the Controller and Auditor General of the Samoa Audit Office, Fuimaono Camillo Afele.
The Official Ceremony for the Dissolution of the XVIth Parliament of the Independent State of Samoa was held Wednesday 3rd of March 2021 at the Maota Fono, Mulinuu. The ceremony commenced at 10am and was attended by His Highness the Head of State, Afioga Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II, the Honorable Prime Minister, Susuga Hon. Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi, and among the honorable members of Cabinet and Parliament, the respected members of the Standing Orders Committee.
In attendance also were the Chief Executive Officers of Government Ministries and Heads of Government Departments and Institutions. Among them was the Controller and Auditor General, Fuimaono Papalii C. G. Afele.
As the XVIth Parliament dissolves, the Office of the Controller and Auditor General, the Samoa Audit Office, wishes to acknowledge the Honorable Minister, Afioga Sala Fata Pinati, and especially the Honorable members of the Standing Orders Committee (SOC).