goodmorningpapua.com – The Papuan Provincial Government has again won an Unqualified Opinion (WTP) on the management of financial statements for the eighth consecutive time. For this achievement, the Papua Provincial Government received an award from the Ministry of Finance (Kemenkeu) for the fifth time. The award was received by the Governor of Papua, Lukas Enembe, who was represented by the Regional Secretary of Papua, Ridwan Ruikutun, accompanied by the Head of the Regional Finance and Assets Agency of Papua Nus Weya at the 2022 National Working Meeting (Rakernas) on Government Accounting and Reporting at the Dhanapala Ballroom of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia, Thursday (22/22/2020). 9/2022).
This appreciation is provided by the government to all ministries/institutions and local governments who receive a WTP opinion on the financial statements that have been prepared. The award categories given are WTP Award at least 15 times in a row, WTP Award at least 10 times in a row, WTP Award at least 5 times in a row, and WTP Award 2021.
One of indicators of accountable and transparent state financial management is obtaining a WTP opinion. The government gives appreciation and appreciation for the achievement of WTP opinions for LKPP, LKBUN, LKKL, and LKPD and encourages these achievements to be maintained and improved. “The government is working extraordinarily hard using the state budget instruments to ease and restore the economy. We use this resource, of course, then we must be accounted for,” said Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani in her speech.
“The number of recipients of WTP this year has increased, namely the government from 500 to 542 local governments,” she continued. Sri Mulyani assessed that the achievements of a number of ministries/agencies and regional governments this year were very proud. Moreover, the pandemic is still sweeping the country.
“This is an extraordinary achievement and not an ordinary achievement. Of course, by using budget finances properly and sparingly,” said Sri Mulyani.