Roads and new jobs. Rada supported changes to the state budget 2020 – Ukrainian economic news, exchange rate


Today, June 5, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the bill as a basis No. 3509 about changes to the state budget 2020, which will allow to send from the COVID-19 Foundation for repair and road construction.

The bill was supported by 274 deputies.


According to the explanatory note to the document, the purpose of the bill is to provide the opportunity to channel the funds of the COVID-19 Fund and its consequences to such measures to overcome the consequences of the pandemic as improving transport links, building, reconstructing and repairing public roads of national importance.

Bill will contribute to improving transport accessibility of the regions of the country, will create about 12,600 new jobs in the road industry and another 50,400 jobs in related fieldssaid in a note.

  • April 18, President Vladimir Zelensky signed changes to the state budgetwhich were accepted The Verkhovna Rada on April 13. The changes include increased funding for the Ministry of Health, assistance to pensioners and the unemployed, as well as the creation of a fund to combat COVID-19 and its consequences.
  • For funding, the fund to combat coronavirus in the state budget provided 64.7 billion UAH. In the Ministry of Finance specifiedwhat the money will go for.
  • In mid-May, Prime Minister Denis Shmygal reportedthat spent almost half of the funds and fund to combat COVID-19 – 65 billion UAH Of these, 20 billion UAH were allocated for pension reform, more than 3 billion – for medical purchases and surcharges to doctors.

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