Verkhovna Rada to vote on new Accounting Chamber head this week, says PM

29 November 2022, 05:36 PM
Former head of the State Audit Service Hennadiy Plis (

Former head of the State Audit Service Hennadiy Plis (

Parliament will vote on the dismissal of the last head of the Accounting Chamber, Ukraine’s highest audit body, Yaroslav Zheleznyak, Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Finance, Tax and Customs Policy, reported on Telegram on Nov. 29.

The former head of the State Audit Service, Hennadiy Plis, will probably be appointed as the new head, the MP added.

Plis headed the State Audit Service from 2020. Prior to that, he worked as Deputy Minister of Finance in the government of Oleksiy Honcharuk.

The Cabinet of Ministers dismissed Plis from the post of head of the State Audit Service of Ukraine on Nov. 4. He was replaced by Alla Basalaeva.

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In October, the NABU (National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine) and the SAP (Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office) reported that Patskan was under suspicion of illegally receiving housing compensation. Patskan resigned from his post, and called the charges politically motivated.

NABU and the SAP completed their investigation into Patskan on Nov. 7. According to the investigation, from September 2017 to March 2018, Patskan received UAH 117,000 ($3,200) in housing compensation, despite having his own apartment in Kyiv.

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