the Government will hold a meeting to endorse the draft State Budget for 2017 to
ensure its timely submitting to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. This was stated by Prime Minister of
Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman in his opening statement at a Government session on
we will approve by the Government and submit to the Parliament the draft Budget
for 2017", said Volodymyr Groysman.
Minister told that the previous day a meeting of the National Security and Defense
Council of Ukraine had concerned issues of distribution of funds planned in 2017
State Budget for security and defense. Hence, the Ministry of Finance now can
finalize the preparation of the budget for submission to Parliament, as all
other Budget issues had been agreed inside the Government before yesterday's
fact, we can tomorrow summon a meeting of the Government - I think it will be midday
- in order to ensure timely submission
of the Budget to the Ukrainian Parliament, to endorse it and work with MPs to secure
its adoption," he said.