ArmInfo. The Department of State Property Management of Armenia intends to implement investment programs for $ 16 million in 2018, Head of the State Property Management Department of Armenia Arman Sahakyan told Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan during the meeting.
He noted that in 2017 the Department planned to implement investment programs at $ 18 million, while by the end of the year the volume of investment programs was $ 8 million, instead of $ 5 million a year earlier. Speaking about the plans for the current year, Sahakyan emphasized that during the registration of state property radical reforms are envisaged, in particular the introduction of an electronic system that will allow to find out the degree of effectiveness of the use of the relevant property at any time. According to the head of the Department, the electronic system of state property management will be available to all departments. "As a result, we will get an ideal base for accounting for state property," he said. In addition, Sahakyan added that in 2018 auctions would be held exclusively in electronic format.
At the same time, the head of the Department reported to the premier that the proceeds from alienation amounted to 685.7 million AMD, exceeding the figure of the previous year by 5.7 times, of which 544 million AMD were transferred to the state budget and 141.7 million AMD to the corresponding community budget. As a result of privatization of the state property, the proceeds increased 5.5% year-on- year to 66.4 million AMD, of which 62.3 million AMD were directed to the state budget and 4.1 million drams to the relevant community budgets. For the lease of state real estate, 398 million AMD were directed to the state budget, with an annual growth of 8%.
According to contracts from installation and maintenance of communication equipment on roofs and attics of buildings and buildings that are state property, 156.2 million AMD were actually enrolled, of which 40.8 million were transferred to the state budget. 166.4 million were transferred to the corresponding budgets of NGOs, which is almost 5 times higher than the indicator 2016 year.
Proceeds from payment of the cadastral value of lands considered state property amounted to 367.4 million AMD, an increase of 9.5 times in annual terms. According to the decree, the received money amounted to 2.4 billion drams, which is 2.6 times more than the figure of a year ago. 1.4 billion AMD were transferred to the state budget, which is almost 3 times higher than in the previous year. As a result of the lawsuits and subsequent negotiations, the state budget managed to return 59.3 million AMD. He said that the program of privatization of state property for 2017-2020 included 47 public facilities.
The bankrupt companies, he said, repaid a loan debt of 294 million drams, of which 7 million AMD were transferred to the budget, the community budget - 1.1 million, wages - 187.4 million, and other payables amounted to 35 million AMD.