Following the official invitation of Mr. Seyit Ahmet Bas, President of Turkish Court of Accounts, a high-ranking delegation from SAC headed by Mr. Mohsen Emrani, Vice-President for Legal, Parliamentary and Annual Reports, attended "the 8th ECOSAI General Assembly and the 8th ECOSAI Symposium" in Istanbul from 21 to 23 October 2019.
During the opening ceremony of the 8th ECOSAI General Assembly, Mr. Emrani pointed out that SAC was president of ECOSAI for 9 years (1998-2003 / 2010-2012), and during this period always emphasized developing interactions and exchanging experiences in the field of public auditing among ECOSAI member states.
In the sideline of the ECOSAI events, Mr. Emrani held several bilateral meetings with heads of SAIs including Turkey, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Palestine, Belarus and Kuwait, during which improving relationships between SAIs and implementing MoUs were discussed.
In the end of the same session, Supreme Audit Court of I. R. Iran was elected as the host of 26th Meeting of ECOSAI GB in 2021. SAC also committed to host a course on IT Audit in May 2020. Furthermore, SAIs of Iran and Kyrgyzstan became members of the ECOSAI Audit Committee for 2019-2022.