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  • Prime Minister urges to vie for well-being of citizens not for approval rating
    posted 09 February 2018 10:57

    Ukrainian citizens, two years before the presidential and parliamentary elections, expect politicians to work responsibly and do their utmost to improve the well-being, not ratings competitions. This was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during A Question Time for the Government at the Verkhovna Rada.

    The Prime Minister emphasized Ukraine still has its historic chance for change, however the point of no return has not been reached yet.

    "Today a new Verkhovna’s Rada session begins. This is the opportunity to make many sound steps in order to change the lives of Ukrainians. We presented 35 important bills drafted in synergy with the President, the Parliament and the lawmakers. I want to thank for the adoption of the two out of the 35 draft laws this plenary week. This is vitally important in terms of economic development, but this is not enough to radically change the life of the country and to ensure people have a confidence in the future and a sense of pride for the country," Volodymyr Groysman emphasized.

    According to him, much has been achieved  in recent years. "But we did not pass the point of no return. Anything may change, but we need to make the country democratic and well-developed. People do not expect the politicians to fight for rating for a year or two before election. We have a chance before elections to adopt a decision people waiting for," he underscored.

    Volodymyr Groysman also touched upon the burning need for the creation of an anti-corruption court, as the final part of the system of anti-corruption bodies, and a clear delimitation of the functions and powers of the authorities, improvement of the procedures for public administration and  retrofitting of the electoral system. "We need to create a transparent system where everybody can realize potential. We will respect people and promise what is within our power," he stressed.

    According to the Prime Minister, today Ukraine needs unity of all branches of power, because only in partnership a strong country can be built.

    "This chance should become the highest value. I call on everyone to unite. I stand ready to serve these values and achieve results," the Head of Government claimed.