India’s Comptroller and Auditor General G C Murmu was on Friday chosen because the external auditor of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a prestigious establishment that promotes peaceable use of nuclear vitality.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stated his candidature acquired majority help of the IAEA basic convention and his tenure will probably be for six years, from 2022 to 2027.
“Today, India’s Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has been chosen as the following external auditor of the International Atomic Energy Agency for a six-year time period on the General Conference of the IAEA in Vienna,” the MEA stated.
“The CAG’s bid acquired majority help of the IAEA General Conference for the place for which a number of competing bids have been submitted from totally different nations,” it stated in an announcement.
The MEA stated the election is a “recognition” of India’s standing within the worldwide neighborhood and international acknowledgement of the CAG’s credentials, professionalism and expertise.
Murmu assumed workplace because the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on August 8 final 12 months. Before assuming the cost, he served as the primary Lt Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Murmu additionally served in varied capacities within the Government of India, reminiscent of secretary of the division of expenditure, particular and extra secretary within the division of monetary providers and division of income.
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