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CAG Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Rajiv Mehrishi was elected as Vice-Chair of United Nations (UN) Panel of Auditors at its annual meeting held in New York.
CAG Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors
  • In this meeting CAG of UK was also appointed as Chair of Panel for another term (2019).
  • The meeting discussed various issues concerning audit of United Nations and the agencies under the United Nations System.
  • The next meeting will be held in Bonn, Germany in November-December 2019.

About United Nations Panel of Auditors:

  • It was established by UN General Assembly Resolution 1438 (XIV) in 1959.
  • Its main objectives are to further co-ordination of audits for which its members are responsible and to exchange information on audit methods and findings.
  • It is made up of members of United Nations Board of Auditors and external auditors of Specialized Agencies of UN and of International Atomic Energy Agency. 
  • Currently, it is chaired by CAG of UK and consists of 11 countries - India, Germany, Chile, Canada, France, Italy, Philippines, Ghana, Indonesia, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
  • It may submit to executive heads of organisations audited any observations or recommendations in relation to accounts and financial procedures of the organisation concerned. 
  • The executive heads of participating organisations may also, through their auditors submit requests to it for their opinion or recommendation on any matter within its competence.

Question:

Q. Who was elected as Vice-Chair of United Nations (UN) Panel of Auditors at its annual meeting held in New York?
a. Rajiv Mehrishi
b. Rajendra Mehrishi
c. Rajat Mehrishi
d. Raju Mehrishi
CAG Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors CAG Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on December 14, 2018 Rating: 5

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