President on decentralization: Our task is to bring authorities closer to ordinary people
10.11.2017 17:06 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of yesterday, while speaking within the forum of the winners of elections within the united territorial communities, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko emphasized that the implementation of the main Ukrainian reform the program of decentralization demonstrates large-scale changes throughout the country, President Petro Poroshenko Press Office reports.
«The main task of the party is to bring the authorities, President, people’s deputies closer to ordinary people. To shorten distance and time for the solution of problems. The purpose of today’s meeting is to show you that the President, the Government and the Verkhovna Rada are willing to cooperate in the most efficient way,» the President stressed.
As to the report, the President reminded that the share of local budgets grows steadily and must be at least 50%: «So that a community can plan its future».
Reportedly, the President emphasized that the decentralization allowed to implement large-scale infrastructure projects, start the repair and construction of new kindergartens, establish lighting, build new schools, new roads and realize many other projects. «People have seen the scale of changes within every corner of Ukraine,» Poroshenko said.