For-UA Ukraine English News

Alternative Review – Comments and discussion on For-Ua News (Ukraine English News)

President demands early adoption of state budget-2014

Posted by the Editor on January 16, 2014


News / 16 January 2014 | 10:42

President demands early adoption of state budget-2014

President demands early adoption of state budget-2014

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych thinks that the government must coordinate its work with the Parliament in order to adopt the state budget 2014 as soon as possible, he stated in the course of the meeting with Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, the press service of the President reported.
“I think you must work with the Parliament for the budget to be adopted tomorrow. You know the consequences unless it is adopted. It is the reduction of salaries, first of all, surcharges we have planned since January 2014,” Yanukovych said. 
According to the Head of State, economic growth and the increase in the amount of investments, social payments, salaries and pensions are planned for this year. “It is very important for people’s deputies to understand the responsibility to the voters,” Yanukovych said emphasizing the importance of timely social payments, salaries and pensions in January.
He reminded that on the eve of the vote for the budget, government officials had always met with fractions and listened to their remarks and proposals in order to make amendments to the budget. 
The Head of State stressed the necessity of holding such meetings. “Certainly, we must hold dialogue with the opposition. It is time to get out of this deadlock,” the President said. According to him, negotiations between the government and the opposition with participation of parliamentary majority can be a solution of the case.
In the course of the meeting with the Prime Minister, the Head of State noted that leaders of the oppositional fractions had offered chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Rybak to establish a working group on that issue. The President emphasized the importance of the efficient work of the given group and warned against politicization and populism.
According to the President, the Parliament must get back to the solution of social issues.”I have a principled position on the conclusions of 2013. We shouldn’t conceal any our disadvantages. We need a fair and objective discussion of what we have failed to achieve, why this has happened and who is responsible for that. I mean ministers and heads from regions,” the President added.

ForUm

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: