Changes in the declarant’s certifying accountant
Qilian International Holding Group Limited (the “Company”) has been informed by Friedman LLP (“Friedman”), the Company’s then independent registered accounting firm, that effective September 1, 2022, Friedman has associated with Marcum LLP and continued to operate as an independent registered accounting firm. Friedman continued to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm until November 15, 2022. On November 15, 2022, the Audit Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors approved Friedman’s dismissal LLP and the engagement of Marcum Asia CPAs LLP (“Marcum Asia”) to act as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm. Services previously provided by Friedman are now provided by Marcum Asia.
Friedman’s reports on the Company’s consolidated financial statements for the years ended September 30, 2021 and 2020 contained no adverse opinion or disclaimer of opinion and were not qualified or modified as to uncertainty, scope accounting principles. Over the past two fiscal years of the Company and through November 15, 2022, there have been no disagreements with Friedman on matters of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure, or the scope and procedures of audit which, if not resolved to Friedman’s satisfaction, caused Friedman to refer to these issues in their reports. There were no reportable events (as that term is described in Regulation SK Section 304(a)(1)(v)) during the two fiscal years ended September 30, 2020 and 2021, or during the following period until November 15, 2022 .
The Company has provided Friedman with a copy of the previous disclosure and has asked Friedman to provide the Company with a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission stating whether or not Friedman agrees with the above statements. A copy of Friedman’s letter, dated November 17, 2022, is filed as Exhibit 16.1 to this Form 6-K.
During the past two financial years and during the period thereafter up to November 15, 2022, the Company has not consulted Marcum Asia regarding the application of accounting principles to any specific transaction, whether completed or proposed, or the type audit opinions that may have been rendered on the Company’s consolidated financial statements, or any other matters set forth in Section 304(a)(2)(i) or (ii) of Regulation SK.
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