Switching to an Accrual Accounting System - Vlog178

The Government is introducing a new accounting system. 

Why was such a long awaited change needed?

Does this mean that the previous figures weren’t good?
Qalba ghal sistema ta' accrual accounting
Il-gvern ser jintroduci sistema gdida ta' accounting.
Ghala din il-bidla tant mistennija hija mehtiega?
Dan ifisser lill-figuri precidenti huma hziena?