Source: Ministry of Finance agreed to head the audit chamber

MOSCOW, may 11. /TASS/. The head of the Center for strategic research (CSR), ex-Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has agreed to take the position of head of the audit chamber said the Federal official.

“Yes, agreed,” he said. The representative of TASS Kudrin confirmed that the offer to head the Agency received. But stressed that the final decision on this matter is still pending.

Earlier, Kudrin told the Vedomosti newspaper that he received a proposal from United Russia to put forward a candidate to head the audit chamber. He noted that this proposal was unexpected for him.

Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has informed that the Duma has started consultations with parliamentary factions on the candidacy for the position of head of the accounting chamber.

The majority in the leadership of the faction “United Russia” in the state Duma in favour of proposing to the President the candidacy Kudrin on a post of the head of the Agency, told TASS one of the participants of the operational meeting of the parliamentary majority to discuss the candidate from the faction for the position of Chairman of the control Department.

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with the faction “United Russia” in the state Duma called the names of potential alternates. In particular, the candidacy of Tatyana Golikova (head of the audit chamber) was proposed for the post of Deputy Prime Minister for social Affairs.