On behalf of the Office of the Auditor General Uganda, I am pleased to welcome you all to the 1st meeting of the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Working Group on audit of Extractive Industries scheduled to take place here in Kampala, at Serena Hotel from 25th to 27th August, 2014.
The objective of the Working Group is to bring together Supreme Audit Institutions interested in audit of extractive industries with a focus on sharing their knowledge and experiences.
The Working Group will also act as a forum for collection of information for the INTOSAI community in enhancing their audits of extractive industries.
The meeting offers a unique opportunity to discuss and analyse issues related to the extractive industries.
I am honoured and greatly privileged to be your host and anxiously look forward to meeting all of you, and warmly welcoming you to Uganda, to share with you our experiences for the betterment of services to our citizens.
Wishing you all fruitful deliberations.
John F. S. Muwanga
Auditor General of the Republic of Uganda.