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  • Government allocates funds to restore roads in frontline regions important for defence and human needs: Yuliia Svyrydenko during her visit to Donetsk region
    Ministry of Economy of Ukraine, posted 02 July 2024 14:10

    The Government has allocated more than UAH 2.38 billion from the state budget reserve fund for the restoration of roads in the border and frontline regions. These funds will be used to restore the roads used for the needs of the Armed Forces and humanitarian purposes,” said Yuliia Svyrydenko, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of Ukraine, during her working visit to Donetsk region.

    “Today, the Government has decided to allocate over UAH 2 billion 386 million to restore roads in eight key regions for the country’s defence. In particular, the Donetsk Regional Military Administration will receive UAH 324.5 million. The funds can be spent exclusively on restoring destroyed roads used to transport military and humanitarian supplies and as evacuation routes. Today, when we are in Donetsk region, we see that businesses continue to operate despite huge challenges, demonstrating incredible resilience. The key issues include damage to the power grid, access to finance, compensation for businesses that suffered damage during russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine, and others. We are looking for solutions to each of these issues. In particular, the first one, on improving logistics, was announced today. This is a contribution to the defence capability of the region and an opportunity to save thousands of lives,” said Yuliia Svyrydenko.

    In accordance with the Government’s decision, the following funds will be allocated for road repairs:

    • Dnipropetrovsk region – UAH 196.4 million;
    • Donetsk region – UAH 324.5 million;
    • Zaporizhzhia region – UAH 350 million;
    • Mykolaiv region – UAH 307.1 million;
    • Sumy region – UAH 222.2 million;
    • Kharkiv region – UAH 502.95 million;
    • Kherson region – UAH 224.3 million;
    • Chernihiv region – UAH 258.79 million.

    The funds will be at the disposal of regional administrations, which will have to agree with the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry for Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development on the list of roads that are important for defence and humanitarian purposes and are to be restored.

    In addition, during her visit to Donetsk region, Yuliya Svyrydenko held a series of meetings with businesses and the regional administration, discussed the work of the banking sector in the region and got acquainted with the working conditions of the State Employment Service specialists to address the urgent problems of the region.