Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr
Groysman called on the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine the following plenary week to
consider and adopt Government’s decisions on improvement of welfare standards
by 10% from December 1, the elimination of pension tax and the simplification
of procedures to register quality medicines of foreign origin in Ukraine. The
Prime Minister said at a Government meeting on Thursday, May
The Prime Minister informed that next
week the plenary session of the Parliament was due.
In this regard, the Premier urged First Vice Prime
Minister/Minister of Economic Development
and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv and Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Oleksandr Saienko to take part in
today’s working meeting of heads of factions and groups under the chairmanship
of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Speaker Andrii
to ensure that the agenda would be outlined most effectively and
reasonably together with the colleagues MPs and all the necessary
decisions would be taken.
In particular, according to
the Head of Government, the agenda for next week includes
issues of increasing social standards by 10% from
1 December and the abolition of the taxation of pensions in Ukraine. "I will
ask to ensure this issue to be timely approved
by the Parliamentary committees and be discussed at one of
the upcoming meetings of the Parliament", said
Also it is vital
"to fix by Law" an issue of simplification of
access for high quality medications produced
abroad to the market of Ukraine. The Prime Minister recalled
that a recent decision of
the Government provided that drugs produced and consumed in the
markets of the EU, the U.S.A.,
Switzerland, Canada, Australia and Japan within 30 days can be admitted to the
Ukrainian market without research, "which could have delayed
for years, through corruption,
the chances for quality drugs to
get to consumer”.
open up the market. And all this will contribute to the
reduction of drug prices and increasing a range of quality medicines
that will help people to get treatment", he stressed.
In this regard, Volodymyr Groysman called
on the Ministry of Health of Ukraine to inform manufacturers
and distributors of the relevant decisions adopted
by the Government.
Moreover, the Prime Minister thanked the MPs
of Ukraine, who had noted the need for amendments
to the government bill on the registration and consumption of foreign drugs.
"Please, this Law should be considered without
delay at the session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine", emphasized