SFAAI Produces TV Program “NAZAHA” in its 4th Edition
Muscat, Apr 19 (ONA) —- The State Financial and Administrative Audit Institution (SFAAI) continues its efforts and activities to instill integrity values towards public funds and civil service.
This approach comes through SFAAI media and awareness-raising plan adopted to realize an optimal level of awareness and impartial institutional and social behavior.
The plan presents content in different media templates (visual, audio, printed and electronic) as well as seminars, lectures and local events. Besides, the plan focuses on partnership with State entities to execute specific activities. The “NAZAHA” program, which started in 2017 as one of the primary tools of the plan, comes to promote integrity towards public money and public service.
Dr. Hemyar bin Nasser Al Mahrouqi, Director of Awareness and Integrity Promotion Department at SFAAI, stated that the program hosts a number of their eminencies and sheikhs to talk about several subjects related to integrity towards public funds and public service. He added that the program would be aired on national television and radio of Oman during the holy month of Ramadan of this year. The program will be also disseminated in “Youtube” through SFAAI’s official account.
As for the primary themes of the program, four main areas are highlighted. The first area is public funds and its inviolability and touches upon several relevant topics such as; public inviolability, bribery and legitimate earning. The second area is about matters relevant to roles and responsibilities of public service such as; misuse of authority, reliable performance assessment, employee’s rights and duties as well as employment justice. The third area touches upon general integrity values and its relevant topics, for instance, responsibility is a trust and self-monitoring. The last area highlighted in the program is efficient use of resources that talks about professional capacity building, collaboration and effective use of financial resources.
Al Mahrouqi indicated that the selection of the topics was carried out after considering all the four main themes and prioritizing subject matters based on importance that represent the messages SAI desires to communicate to community.
Regarding the objective and continuation of producing the program in its 4th edition, Al Mahrouqi said that awareness-raising programs come in line with SFAAI keenness to adopt best practices in promoting integrity and fighting corruption.