Supreme State Audit: 712 million EUR damage during the pandemic

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The Albanian institutins, during the pandemic year, have caused to the budget a damage of 712 million EUR.

The figure was verified by the Supreme State Audit, in their report for 2020.

This figure includes two areas: the violations committed by the institutions, reaching 17.7 million EUR, and 694.1 million from the missing revenues in the budget.

The 17 million EUR budget is registered during the most difficult year of the pandemic, with unrealized tenders.

The audit reveals the use of inefficient funds, lack of inspections over procurement procedures, violations in the liquidation of spending and investments that accompany the increase of arrears.