ArmInfo. Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the Republic of Armenia Sasun Khachatryan at a meeting with Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Armenia Fan Yong spoke about the functions and priorities of the newly established anti-corruption body.
At the same time, he assured that the body is doing everything possible to create zero tolerance for corruption in the country.
According to the press service of the Committee, Sasun Khachatryan expressed confidence that the establishment of interaction with Chinese partners and the exchange of experience will have a positive impact on the work of law enforcement agencies of both countries, considering that there is a specialized anti-corruption body in China as well that carries out similar functions: National Control Commission.
Referring to the Chinese leadership's tough and consistent fight against corruption, Ambassador Fan Yong noted that it is the main factor that contributed to the rapid development of the country and the formation of people's trust in the government. According to the ambassador, the country cannot develop if the necessary fight against corruption is not carried out.
The Ambassador also stressed that an effective cooperation environment has already been formed between Armenia and China, so it would be great if the parties tried to strengthen cooperation in the law enforcement field, especially since the governments of both countries have the necessary will and determination to fight corruption.
During the meeting, issues related to the need and importance of introducing the latest information technologies in the fight against corruption were also touched upon. Sasun Khachatryan, highlighting the development of the capabilities of operational staff and the use of the latest methods in anti-corruption measures among the priorities of the body, expressed hope that the Chinese partners will also be able to provide support in this matter.
At the end of the meeting, the parties agreed to deepen the newly established ties and work effectively towards the exchange of experience and the implementation of a number of other programs.