Donbas recovery program designed for 3 years and includes $ 1.5 billion of expenditures, – Tuka
16:06 / 31 Aug. 2016 / 89
Deputy Prime Minister for the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Heorhiy Tuka has said that the main source of financing the for the government’s “Restoration and Development of Peace in Ukraine’s Eastern Regions” program will come from international donors. The program was designed for three years, 2017-2020.
The resumption of critical infrastructure, social protection; the resumption of the economy, the resumption of lending to small and medium-sized businesses, the creation of self-sufficient communities, the return of confidence to people and the psychological support of the population – are the key points of “Restoration and Development of Peace in Ukraine’s Eastern Regions” program.
“International support is the main source of funding. We are adult people. We understand that it would be difficult to cope with this issue on our own in such a difficult economic situation,” Tuka told Espresso TV channel.
As a result of the program, he said, the Ukrainian flag should appear in these areas by 2020. “According to conflict experts, reintegration is possible within five years. If you do not make the necessary steps within this period, the procedure of peaceful return of the territories will be impossible. Two and half of these years we have lost “, – said Tuck.
As we have previously reported, the government approved the concept of the state program of restoration and development of the world in the Donbas.
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