The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appealed to Parliament on Thursday, April 21, to vote the necessary package of bills developed in the framework of cooperation with key creditor the International monetary Fund.
About this Poroshenko said at a meeting of the National Council reform, reports UNIAN. The President stressed that cooperation with the IMF remains for our country uncontested.
«I am confident that the strategic laws we currently have to quickly vote. I hope that the first laws aimed at improving cooperation with the International monetary Fund and the commitments under the Memorandum, we will be able to see this Thursday on the agenda of the Parliament. They discussed, and I am very pleased that both the government and the coalition have demonstrated their commitment to vigorously implement these commitments,» he said.
Poroshenko stressed that the first meeting of the Council this year puts an end to the history of the parliamentary-governmental crisis.
«Our today’s meeting, which takes place for the first time this year, puts the point in the history of the parliamentary-governmental crisis. Finally formed a coalition and a new government, and at the same time professional and politically responsible,» he said.
«Society now knows with whom to ask for activity of the Cabinet of Ministers,» he said.
In addition, Poroshenko said that the Secretariat of the National Council of reforms has developed a monthly action plan for the implementation of reforms for 2016 and a weekly plan of priority measures for reforming the country.
«The Secretariat of the National Council of reforms prepared monthly action Plan for the reforms (for 2016), which was developed by the national Council of reforms, and a weekly plan of priority steps. Two documents that have been distributed to each of you,» he said.
Earlier, the head of the Ukrainian government Volodymyr Groysman and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko noted the necessity of resuming cooperation with the IMF. In this latter also emphasized a willingness to work with the new Ukrainian government.
As reported by IMF in March 2015 the four-year EFF program for Ukraine with the total volume of 12,348 billion SDR (about 17 billion dollars) was initially suggested conducting a quarterly review of the programme, the allocation of Kiev 2015, in four tranches in 2016 — four more. However, to date the country has received only the first tranche of funds to $ 5 billion and second — 1.7 billion.
Now comes the second review of the cooperation program. Ukraine and IMF discuss broad range of issues in the second revision, which includes various aspects of monetary, banking, anti-corruption policy, pension reform and privatization. The result of the revision must be approved by the Memorandum between the authorities and the IMF Board.
Poroshenko announced the end of the parliamentary-governmental crisis and urged the Parliament to pass «Mufucka» bills 19.04.2016