«I am very delighted to note that National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute» (NTUU «KPI») is the backbone of engineering sciences in Ukraine. When we talk about the development of the economy, hence we understand that development and the history of the humanities are essential, but without technical specialties, unfortunately, the development is impossible», stressed Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Hennadii Zubko during the meeting with first-year students of the NTUU «KPI.
«The world is moving forward, thus we already see how artificial intelligence is being developed, robot hands are being invented. It is of utmost importance that our Ukrainians, experienced technical young people be leaders in this process», Hennadii Zubko claimed.
He recalled that last year Ukrainian IT team topped the world ranking of “white hat” hackers, thereby they won in competition with over 12,000 teams from around the world.
«Today it is essential to ensure the state support for our technical elite. Therefore, we are talking about an increase in wages next year, raising standards and increasing funding for technical science in polytechnics», he underlined.
During delivering his speech, the Vice Prime Minister wished the freshmen peace, well-being and health.