The Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired a sitting of the Anti-Corruption Policy Council in the government today.
On the first issue of the agenda was presented the report on the implementation of the measures of the first quarterther of 2019 and 2020 which was formed by the anti-corruption strategy and its implementation trough the 2019-2022 programs.
According to that, out of 22 events, 10 have been completed, 12 have been partially completed, there is no unfulfilled event, the Minister of Justice Rustam Badasyan informed.
Haykuhi Harutyunyan, chairwoman of the Anti-Corruption Commission, noted that in June 2020, based on the ethics methodology the Commission inspected the ethics of the prosecutors performing functions aimed at confiscating property of illegal origin and the persons included in the list of candidates for the post of Deputy Prosecutor General of the Republic of Armenia. There were 26 conclusion on the integrity of candidates, 2 of which were negative, 11 with positive reservations, and 13 with positive.
Nikol Pashinyan noted that for the first time in our country the ethics of candidates for public office is being studied, which is an important component of the fight against corruption. The Prime Minister stressed that the anti-corruption direction reflects the political will of the government and all the necessary measures will be provided for the full implementation of the planned measures.