On 6 February 2023, the 6th Meeting of Heads of Supreme Audit Institutions of the SCO Member States opened in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh State, the Republic of India. The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of the Republic of India chairs the three-day event. The agenda includes a discussion on integrating new audit technologies by the SCO member states, including those in artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.
Deputy SCO Secretary-General Nuran Niyazaliyev addressed the meeting participants on behalf of the SCO Secretariat. He set forth the high-priority aspects of cooperation between the supreme audit institutions of the SCO member states, including more effective state administration, the efficient use of resources and efforts to ensure sustainable economic growth, and to fight corruption in the SCO region.
The mechanism for meetings of the heads of supreme audit institutions of SCO member states was established in 2010. On 26 July 2010, Moscow hosted he first meeting, as part of this mechanism. In July 2018, the sides approved the Regulations on Cooperation between Supreme Audit Institutions of the SCO Member States, Observers and Dialogue Partners.