On 18 June Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan signed a decree forming an operative group for examining state purchases process in the NKR, elaborating a package of arrangements directed to raising the efficiency of the process and preparing necessary suggestions. The composition of the group is the following:
Benik Babayan, adviser to the NKR President (leader of the operative group);
Grigory Martirossyan, NKR deputy finance minister;
Karen Danielyan, NKR deputy minister of justice'
Armen Mkrtchyan, deputy head of the state department of capital construction under the NKR Cabinet of Ministers;
Levon Voskanyan, head of the "State Purchases Agency" non-commercial organization;
Ashot Bakhshiyan, head of the administration of the NKR Control Chamber;
Shahane Safaryan, head of the legal and control department of the NKR Cabinet of Ministers;
Davit Stepanyan, prosecutor of the department of state interests protection of the NKR Chief Prosecutor's Office;
Lia Asryan, legal adviser and chief specialist of the NKR National Assembly's secretariat;
Ruzanna Seyranyan, head of the legal department of the NKR ministry of economic development;
Vrezh Zhamharyan, head of the legal department of the NKR President's Office (secretary of the operative group).
The operative group is to complete the activities of examining the process of the state purchases till September 15, 2010 and present corresponding suggestions to the Artsakh Republic President.