Auditor General’s Report for 2020 submitted to the Speaker
Auditor General, Mr.Gamini Herath submitted his annual report for 2020 to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon.Roger Mancienne, as required under Article 158 of the Constitution. The Speaker is required to table the report in the National Assembly as per Section 21 (1) of the Auditor General Act, 2010.
The report bring out the findings arising from the audit of government accounts and various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) undertaken during the previous audit cycle. In addition, included in the report is a special report on the audit of expenditure incurred by the Ministry of Health on the measures taken to prevent the spread of and minimize the impact of Covid-19 pandemic during 2020.
This is the fifth consecutive year for which the report has been submitted before the end of December statutory deadline. However, Auditor General feels that the report could have submitted little earlier had it not been for the impact of COVID-19 situation.
Also present on the occasion was Clerk of the National Assembly, Ms Tania Issac.
Auditor General wishes to thank all stakeholders who have facilitated realization of the reports and looking forward to continued support in the future.
A special thank goes to the staff of Office of the Auditor General (OAG) for their continued support and dedication despite constraints.