I. Geraschenko advocated the provision of housing in the Luhansk region internally displaced persons and the professionals who work there
First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Irina Gerashchenko in favour of the provision of housing in the Luhansk region for the military and law enforcement and internally displaced persons, who are working on the revival of the region.
“It is necessary to create conditions for social adaptation and reintegration of internally displaced persons, in particular by providing them with housing. Together with local authorities we must find a comprehensive solution to this issue,” – said I. Gerashchenko during a working visit to Luhansk region, reported the press service of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Friday.
Also, the first Vice-speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament, along with colleagues reviewed the recovery status of the Lugansk regional children’s clinical hospital, Lugansk regional Lyceum with intensive military and physical training, as well as regional music and drama theatre.
In this context, I . Gerashchenko emphasized that many tenders are carried out through the electronic system for public procurement ProZorro that gives you the opportunity to save budget funds.
She discussed with the head of Lugansk regional military-civil administration Yury Garbuz, the possibility of allocating funds for the repair of the road leading to the regional children’s hospital.
I. Gerashchenko noted the importance of restoration of objects of cultural sphere. In particular, she believes that is allocated to the Lugansk regional Academic Ukrainian music and drama theater room will be the pearl of the region. Renovated room in 1953, where it was formerly the House of culture is planned to open in the spring of 2017.
First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada promised that together with his colleagues they will drop the square near the theatre, and it will be their gift to the city.
“After the trip my colleagues and I will analyse all the information obtained, in order to understand what can help local authorities and what problem areas you should pay attention,” she added.
I. Gerashchenko also said that the priorities of Ukraine in the Donbass remains unchanged. “We insist on urgent implementation of paragraphs on security and humanitarian unit of the Minsk agreements, in particular the withdrawal of troops, establishing control over the Ukrainian-Russian border and liberation of all Ukrainians who illegally detained on the territory ORDO and in the Russian Federation”, – she said.
In turn, Minister of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Vadim Chernysh, who also visited the Lugansk region reported that the development of infrastructure and housing construction for immigrants within the overall strategy of the government to restore peace in Eastern Ukraine, the press service of the Luhansk regional state administration.
As reported, January 13 I. Gerashchenko together with the people’s Deputy Maria Ionova and V. Chernosem Minister was on a working trip in Luhansk region. One of the goals of the visit was monitoring the use of funds allocated for the restoration of the region. In 2016 for the restoration of infrastructure in Luhansk region was allocated 1 billion and almost 3 billion UAH for the Donetsk region.