AGO MEDIA RELATION POLICY

As the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Maldives, AGO is committed to the dissemination of audit findings and keeping public informed about what we do.  We also recognize the critical role of news media as a channel of communication with the public in sharing audit updates. AGO press office is formed to provide timely and accurate information regarding matters of public interest. AGO Press office also serves as the designated contact point for the media.  Our communication with the media is guided by the principles of integrity, transparency and honesty. Further, we will respond to the media requests promptly and courteously.

Spokespeople

When a public statement on behalf of the AGO is requested, an appropriate spokesperson will be identified by AGO Press office, from the senior leadership. With the exception of Assistant Auditors General, no staff is authorized to make public statements on behalf of the AGO unless designated by the Press Office as a spokesperson.