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  • Health of citizens is the priority: Finance Ministry engages in preparing amendments to laws
    Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, posted 19 March 2020 16:35

    Today, all the efforts of the Government are aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and supporting citizens amid pandemic. The implementation of this task is possible only if the priorities of financing state programs are reviewed.

    The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine engages in preparing of amendments to the legislation, including the Law on the State Budget of Ukraine for 2020, to ensure the implementation of the protocol decision of the Government of March 18, 2020. These changes are intended to provide funding for priority actions aimed at the following:

    • localization and control over an outbreak of coronavirus disease;
    • prevention of adverse effects caused by the emergence and spread of coronavirus;
    • taking anti-crisis measures to support the economy.

    In particular, it concerns the establishment of a stabilization fund, designed to provide the necessary funding.

    The Government has commissioned the public treasurers to promptly submit to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine proposals on saving of funds in order to direct them to the aforementioned measures.