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Dr. Ahmed Al Balooshi

Batelco to host EY internal audit roundtable

MANAMA, November 27, 2016

Bahrain-based telecom group Batelco will host the 6th EY Annual Internal Audit Roundtable in the Telecoms, Technology and Media Industry on November 30 and December 1 in the kingdom.

This will be the first time the key event is taking place outside of Europe, a statement said.

The event will take place at Batelco’s Hamala Headquarters has attracted a number of local and international chief audit executives from the telecoms industry. Batelco Board of Directors Audit Committee chairman, Dr Ahmed Al Balooshi will be participating by presenting on the Effective Role of the Audit Committee at the event, while Batelco Group CEO Ihab Hinnawi will give the welcome address on the opening day.

Batelco Group chief internal auditor Ali Sharif, who will be participating in the event for the fourth time, said: “Batelco is very pleased to have the opportunity to host the Roundtable which has grown in stature since its first event 6 years ago. EY deserves much praise for its efforts and dedication to the telecoms industry. Their efforts have led to a number of developments which have added tremendous value for Chief Audit Executives to support them in their crucial roles.”

Dr Al Balooshi said that he very much looked forward to participating in the upcoming event and noted the importance of having strong Internal Audit functions which are necessary for the successful operation of any organisation.

“Batelco has advanced Audit functions in place and could not achieve its strategy without such effective audit, governance processes and controls. These are the essential elements which enable us to accomplish our goals,” noted Dr Al Balooshi. - TradeArabia News Service




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