The Government will champion the course to rebuild the state apparatus and, simultaneously with refresh of cadres in the ministries and departments will prolong monitoring over administrative decisions and actions of the authorities in the framework of a joint Government and civic initiative Together Against Corruption (TAC). Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman was quoted as saying at the Government session Wednesday.
"We are talking about the restructuring of the quality of the state apparatus. To this end, we have already embarked on the civil service reform, and the competitions to fill the posts are underway to engage more specialists to the management of the state. Another significant issue for us is to have transparency within the Government. And here at our disposal is the established together with civil society Together Against Corruption Initiative.
The Head of Government reminded that among the directions of joint activities within the framework of the aforesaid initiative is overcoming of abuses in the fiscal sector and within the controlling bodies. In order to work out the necessary decisions in September, there took place an enlarged meeting with business with participation of the President of Ukraine, top officials of the Government, the General Prosecutor's Office and representatives of major enterprises of Ukraine. During the meeting, the Prime Minister underlined, several proposals were promptly announced, in particular the formation of a final version of the draft law on the Financial Intelligence Service. The Verkhovna Rada Committee on Tax and Customs Policy coordinates the work on drafting the bill.
"And in general, I appeal to the Ministers to analyze the results of the conducted monitoring under the Together Against Corruption Initiative and draw conclusions", the Head of Government urged.