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Objectives and Strategy
ADAA was established as an independent body on 18th December 2008 pertaining to Law No. (14) of the same year under the authority of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
ADAA's primary objectives are to:
  • Ensure Public Entities' resources and funds are managed, collected and expended efficiently, effectively, economically and ethically.
  • Ensure accuracy of the financial reports and compliance of the Public Entities with the relevant laws, rules and regulations and governance guidelines.
  • Promote accountability and transparency across all Public Entities.
ADAA has set an overall strategy ensuring the right assistance and needed support is provided to all its Subject Entities, helping them enhance their performance and promoting accountability and transparency through:
  • Becoming a trusted and welcomed advisor to the Government and Subject Entities.
  • Leading by example and supporting adoption of better practices.
  • Enhancing communication and collaboration between Subject Entities and supporting sharing of knowledge.