Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Shri Rajiv Mehrishi IAS (Retd) has been elected to the position of External Auditor of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for a four-year-term from 2020-23. Shri Mehrishi will take over from the incumbent External Auditor of WHO, the Supreme Audit Insitution of Philippines. This is the second major international audit assignment for the CAG this year following his selection to the post of External Auditor of Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome earlier this year in March 2019.
The CAG of India is currently also on the Board of Auditors of the United Nations and Vice Chair of the UN Panel of External Auditors. Shri Mehrishi attended the 6th Global Audit Leadeship Forum (GALF) in Shanghai on April 8-9. GALF is a select group of 24 major SAIs, who meet annually to discuss current and emerging issues of concern and explore opportunities to share information and work.
Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Shri Rajiv Mehrishi the very best.