20 largest state companies to be audited: "They remain wet-nurse and foundation of corruption," PM says

Ukraine's Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk has instructed to conduct an audit of financial and economic activities of the 20 largest state-owned companies.

The government head announced at the International anti-corruption conference "Preventing. Fighting. Acting" on Monday, Nov. 16, Censor.NET reports citing the governmental website.

According to the prime minister, state-owned enterprises "remain "a wet-nurse" and the foundation of corruption in the country.

"I have instructed to check the 20 largest state-owned companies, from NJSC Naftohaz Ukrainy and Enerhoatom to Elektrotiazhmash and Odesa Port Plant," Yatsenuik said.

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According to the PM, new State Audit Service should start operating in order to efficiently check on the state companies' activities.Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n360868