The Association of Government Accounts Organisations of Asia (AGAOA) was formed in February 2004. India is a founder member of AGAOA along with Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Maldives. The Chairmanship of the association is held by the head of the Government Accounts Organization of one of the member countries, on rotation. Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Bangladesh is the current Chairperson and Sri Lanka the Treasurer of AGAOA.
The purpose of AGAOA is to promote ‘professional understanding and technical cooperation among member institutions through exchange of ideas and experiences in the fields covered by Government Accounts Organisations to ensure transparency, accountability and good governance’.