ArmInfo.Armenian Parliament at the meeting on December 5 with 17 votes in favor, 67 against and one "abstaining" refused to raise the question of the resignation of the Minister of the Environment Eric Grigoryan before the Prime Minister. The initiator of the resignation of the head of the environmental department was the Enlightened Armenia faction.
According to the deputy of the National Assembly from the Enlightened Armenia faction Mane Tandilian, in the process of implementing programs in the mining industry, taxpayer funds were essentially used inefficiently. Moreover, a conflict arose between the two laws on the state budget and on the budget system ", as a result of which the executive body in its response to the request of the faction paid more attention to the law" On the state budget ", ignoring the second law. Thus, in essence, the practice of inefficient use of development of natural resources, for which the Minister of the Environment should be responsible. In turn, the head of the ruling "My Step" faction Lilit Makunts, noting the importance of discussions on the situation in the mining industry on the eve of the response to a request from the Enlightened Armenia faction, said the faction would not support the initiative to resign Eric Grigoryan.
The Prosperous Armenia faction took a similar position, which after yesterday's boycott returned to the RA NA conference room. Representative of the faction Naira Zohrabyan recalled that, on the initiative of the "prosperous" parliament, an investigation commission was formed to study the situation in the mining industry, and only after summing it up work it will be possible to talk about whether or not to raise the question of the resignation of the Minister of the Environment.