The newly appointed Comptroller & Auditor General of Bangladesh, Mr. Masud Ahmed, visited the Financial Management Academy (FIMA) on 14 May 2013. In his maiden visit to FIMA as C&AG, he was warmly greeted by the Director General FIMA, Mr. Md. Abul Kashem, Ms. Kazi Tasmin Ara Ajmery, Director FIMA, Mr. Bikash Chandra Mitra, Director FIMA, deputy directors and faculty members of FIMA as well as AAG (Probationers) from the 30th and 31st batches.
After the Auditor General visited the FIMA campus, DG FIMA apprised him of the ongoing training programmes as well as the different extra-curricular activities that FIMA organizes for the overall development of the trainees’ mental faculty, e.g. mandatory journal writing by AAGs. Mr. Bikash Chandra Mitra, Director FIMA, gave a brief presentation on FIMA and the Auditor General expressed his deep admiration for the way FIMA was relentlessly trying to cater to the training needs of the officials and employees of the Audit & Accounts department in particular and officials from other departments across the government in general.
Afterwards, Ms. Tanima Tanim, AAG (Probationer) from the 30th batch, gave a presentation on What Makes Life Wonderful at FIMA Conference Room which the Auditor General highly appreciated. Echoing the theme of the presentation, the Auditor General stressed the need to count our blessings for the opportunity to serve the people and the country. He reminded everyone present of the obligations that public servants have and of the rewards that they get in not only monetary terms but also in terms of honour and dignity. Finally, he urged the AAGs to equip themselves with all the skills necessary to do well professionally and also to work hard to ensure smooth delivery of services.