MINISTER OF FINANCE WORKS WITH VACPA EXECUTIVE BOARD ON PREPARATION OF THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY AND 4TH CONGRESS OF VACPA


On 6 March 2015, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung had a meeting with the Executive Board of the Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA).

The meeting was attended by the Vice Minister of Finance, Mr. Tran Xuan Ha, Director of Accounting & Auditing Policies Department, leaders of Department of Personal and Training and Ministerial Office. After VACPA President, Dr. Tran Van Ta reported on the activities of VACPA during the past 10 years and made requests to the MOF, the regulator and sponsoring body of VACPA, the Vice Minister expressed his straightforward opinion which appreciated the contributions of VACPA to the development of the independent audit profession, and at the same time made suggestions on the aspects of operation that VACPA should pay close attention to and strengthen in the next term.

The Minister of Finance highly appreciated the activities of VACPA during the past years: VACPA had encouraged auditors, practising auditors and audit firms nationwide to engage in developing the independent audit profession in Vietnam. VACPA and its members had significantly contributed to the formulation of legal documents, etc.

The Ministry of Finance agreed with the plan to organize the 10th anniversary and 4th Congress of VACPA on the same day, and the structure of VACPA Executive Board for the 4th term proposed by the current Board. The MOF suggested to introduce a retired Vice Minister of Finance for the position of VACPA President, two officials of the Accounting & Auditing Policies Department and one official of the State Securities Commission for positions in VACPA Board in the next term. The MOF also agreed with expected amendment of VACPA’s Charter.

The MOF also requested VACPA to continue to perform and strengthen a number of tasks to improve the quality of VACPA’s activities in the coming time.

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