ALSAI signs Cooperation Agreement with the University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”


On November 14, 2019, the Chairman of the Albanian Supreme State Audit Institution, Dr. Bujar Leskaj and the Rector of the University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”, PhD. Adem Bekteshi signed a Cooperation Agreement in the ALSAI premises, in the frame of the Open Month that the institution is developing.

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The agreement comes in the frame of the common interest of cooperating in enhancing the professional capacities and knowledge of the Albanian Supreme State Audit Institution staff on the one side, as well as in the development of the curriculum, scientific opinion of the University of Shkodra "Luigj Gurakuqi" on the other side, through the contribution that ALSAI offers as the highest institution of economic and financial control, which helps improve the management of public funds by the Government and other public entities through auditing.

The Chairman of the ALSAI, Mr. Bujar Leskaj, initially thanked the Rector for the readiness to sign the agreement and emphasized that the continuation and deepening of cooperation with academic and university staff indicates not only the opening of the institution but also the desire to cooperate and to learn from the experience of other institutions. In this regard, we are relied on the motto of INTOSAI, “Mutual experience benefits all”, being confident that the benefit will be bilateral for both ALSAI and the University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”.

PhD. Adem Bekteshi, Rector of the University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”, for his part stated that he pleasantly welcomed the invitation of ALSAI, considering this institution as the most important for financial control in the country. Realizing student internships of the University “Luigj Gurakuqi” in the ALSAI would increase the capacity of students and give them the opportunity to apply their knowledge in the “laboratory of a true economist”. Also - continued Mr. Bekteshi - the University “Luigj Gurakuqi” will wait with great interest the ALSAI leaders and auditors to give lectures to the auditors of this University.

Mr. Leskaj supported the request of the Rector of “Luigj Gurakuqi” University, emphasizing that the ALSAI has all capacities to realize valuable lectures by highly experienced auditors on Public External Audit and also by staff members holding degrees and scientific titles.

The signing of this agreement was attended by representatives of the University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”, as well as executives and auditors of the ALSAI.