YEREVAN, September 5. /ARKA/. Armenia’s State Oversight Service has recovered 620 million drams and $1.5 million as a result of a series of inspections in several companies and agencies.
The head of the Service, David Sanasaryan, said the heads of these companies have promised to recover the damages, but the inspections are not over yet and the total amount of damage may increase. Sanasaryan said that an inspections at High Voltage Power Networks company revealed a damage to the tune of 140 million drams.
Besides, the inspection discovered $1.5 million abuse committed by the company’s international contractor. Sanasaryan said a top manager of the company used its money to build a mansion.
As an example of a breach, he said a transformer of the company was written off as a scrap for 12 million drams, although its cost is 300 million drams, which was found later operating at another enterprise. Sanasaryan said an inspection at a state non-profit company subordinated to police revealed 210 million dram damages committed in 2016-2018.
He said the inspection at another state non-profit organization Homeland -Diaspora revealed violations of 100 million drams. More precisely, the Ministry of Diaspora paid twice for shooting a documentary. Sanasaryan said former minister Hranush Hakobyan will be held accountable. -0-