General Auditing Bureau (GAB) launches the first stage of its “Shamel” project

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 21st of April 2016 Everteam, the leading provider of integrated ECM solutions in the Gulf region, announced today that the General Auditing Bureau (GAB) has launched the first stage of its “Shamel” project, which automatically links GAB with governmental organisms through a comprehensive platform.

The General Auditing Bureau has held, under the patronage of His Excellency Head of GAB Osama bin Jaafar Faqih, its 13th Annual Seminar on the 17th and 18th of April 2016 at the Hall of Ebin Khaldoun in King Suleiman’s Conference Center of the Institute of Public Administration.

During the seminar, GAB inaugurated the first stage of its Shamel project, which will enhance the cooperation and engagement between GAB and other governmental entities, enabling them to accelerate their financial and accounting processes in an accurate and secure manner, thus enhancing their business performance and efficiency.

The comprehensive platform “Shamel” was designed and implemented using several solutions provided by Everteam, including EverSuite Case, EverSuite Documents, EverSuite Capture, in addition to being integrated with Yesser through the Government Secure Network and Government Service Bus.

The first stage of the project has linked several governmental entities, including the General Authority for Tourism and National Heritage, Institute of Public Administration, Ministry of Economy and Planning, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, and King Faisal Specialist Hospital.

GAB is currently testing a “System to System” Link between the EverSuite Capture platform and the ERP Resources Planning System at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, upon which the second phase of “Shamel” will be based and implemented throughout the rest of the governmental entities.

“We are honored to have been chosen by GAB to execute a project as significant as “Shamel”. We take pride in having GAB as a loyal client of ours, and we hope that this first stage will be a stepping stone to even greater results and accomplishments”, says Mr. Bilal Hmede – Regional Manager at Everteam, kSA.

About the General Auditing Bureau (GAB):

The General Auditing Bureau (GAB) is the supreme audit institution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. According to the Constitution of the GAB, it is responsible for the post-auditing of the state’s revenues, expenditures, and movable and fixed assets. In addition, it exercises auditing control in order to ensure proper utilization and maintenance of the previously mentioned resources.

For additional information, please visit: www.gab.gov.sa/