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02.12.2021
Yeghishe Soghomonyan Nominated as Candidate for Vacant Position of Member of Audit Chamber
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At December 2 sitting, the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs debated the issue on nominating a candidate for the vacant position of a member of the Audit Chamber to the National Assembly. The Civil Contract Faction nominated Yeghishe Soghomonyan as a candidate.

The Chair of the Committee Gevorg Papoyan presented the candidate’s biographical data and the professional activity.

Yeghishe Soghomonyan thanked the Civil Contract Faction for nominating him as a candidate. According to the candidate, the Audit Chamber should act independently as much as possible. He has added that there are still things to do aimed at improving the independence of the Chamber and has underlined the issue on insufficient financial independence. In this context, Yeghishe Soghomonyan has noted that the process of receiving, managing and remunerating the employees of the Chamber is out of the control of the structure. As the candidate has said, it is disputable that the office of the Civil Service organizes the competition for the civil positions of the Chamber.

The candidate referred to the immunity of the Chairman and the members of the Audit Chamber, proposing to include the members of the Chamber in the list of persons having immunity during the upcoming constitutional amendments.

The issue of not clearly regulated access to information and measures to improve the quality of audit were touched upon. The development and implementation of the current conclusions, the annual reports, the preparation of the quarterly budget execution reports, presentation criteria were touched upon.

Yeghishe Soghomonyan underlined the effective cooperation with the National Assembly.

During the discussions, they referred to the candidate’s activity, his experience in the field of public financial management, the issue of the remuneration of the Chamber etc. The Chair of the Committee Gevorg Papoyan has highlighted Yeghishe Soghomonyan’s professional activities in the field and has expressed conviction that in terms of professional qualities, the submitted candidacy is also welcoming.

As a result of voting, the Committee voted in favor of the nominated candidate.


02.12.2021
Vladimir Vardanyan Meets with Representatives of Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
On December 2, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs met with the representatives of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (INTERNATIONAL IDEA).Welcoming the guests, Vladimir Vardanyan highlighted the cooperation with the international expe...

02.12.2021
Indicators of Nine Months of State Budget for 2021 and Third Quarter of NA Budget Office Presented
On December 2, during the sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs, the reference on the process of the implementation of the state budget for 2021 of the nine months was debated. The RA Minister of Finance Tigran Khachatryan presented the main indicators and...

02.12.2021
Chair of NA Standing Committee and Representatives of Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia Project Debate Issues of Cooperation
On December 2, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Taguhi Tovmasyan met with the Chief Technical Advisor of Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia Project Biljana Ledenican and the Project Coordinator Ruzanna Hayrapetyan.Welcoming the guests in ...

02.12.2021
Issue of Using Funds Collected by Hayastan All-Armenian Fund and Transferred to State Budget Debated in Committee
At December 2 sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs, the Chair of the Committee Gevorg Papoyan made a statement on the message spread by the Board of Trustees of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund. With the message, the working group informs that it has not recei...

02.12.2021
Issues on Housing of Contract Servicemen Debated
On December 2, the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs organized working discussion, which related to the draft law on Amending the RA Law on Military Service and the Serviceman’s Status authored by Taguhi Tovmasyan. Deputies, representatives from the Ministries...

02.12.2021
Priority is Borders of Our Country: Alen Simonyan’s Exclusive Interview
On December 1, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan referred to a number of issues that had recently received public resonance during the interview with “First News”. He particularly considered the manipulation of the themes related to the new car to be acquired for the RA NA President and the tenders ...



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