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Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak held talks with Phil Jones, foreign adviser (UK), and John Chesshyr, CEO, UK Audit Company.
Independent foreign auditors with assistance of the United Kingdom revised execution of recommendations related to improvement of internal audit of the defence ministry provided following 2017 independent external evaluation.
Foreign experts praised the progress and stressed that the Department of Internal Audit of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine had implemented all provided recommendations.
“We think the defence ministry is ahead of other ministries and departments in terms of implementation of international standards in the internal audit system”, Phil Jones said, “The whole 2017 action plan was executed. We are satisfied with these results”.
John Chesshyr underscored that internal auditors of the Ministry of Defence focused on key activities meeting the international standards and the best practice.
Foreign experts briefed the Defence Minister on four key tasks to ensure more effective work of internal audit system.
“Implementation of international experience in internal audit system of MoD is much needed”, Gen. Poltorak stressed, "It’s very important that our foreign partners pay a lot of efforts for establishment of transparent, modern, and effective system of internal audit to achieve compatibility with international standards.