Bhutan public sector accounting and auditing a comparison to international standards : a country report.

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Published by World Bank, South Asia Region Financial Management Unit, Kingdom of Bhutan in New Delhi .

Written in English

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  • Finance, Public -- Bhutan -- Accounting,
  • Finance, Public -- Bhutan -- Auditing,
  • Auditing -- Standards -- Bhutan

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Other titlesCountry report
ContributionsWorld Bank. South Asia Regional Office. Financial Management Unit.
LC ClassificationsHJ9927.A-ZB+
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. ;
Number of Pages88
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Open LibraryOL16517389M
ISBN 109993670103
LC Control Number2007341577

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