33082-012: Enhancing Government Accounting Regulations and Procedures

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The advisory TA is aimed at improving financial management in the Government of Lao PDR through (i) introduction of proper accounting systems in the public sector and (ii) improvement of the quality of financial reporting of government bodies and agencies in terms of usefulness of the information needed to support decision-making, allocation of public resources, discharge of functions and responsibilities, assessment of performance and financial position, compliance with regulations and governan... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 33082-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 3309
Approval Date 25 Nov 1999
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Public Expenditure and Fiscal Management

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Virgilio T. Velasco
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance

Last PDS Update
30 Mar 2007

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