The priority directions of the budget policy in 2018-2020 should be adequate funding of sports infrastructure, support for youth and tourism development. This was stated by MP from the faction Block Petro Poroshenko, Chairman of the Committee on family matters, youth policy, sports and tourism Arthur Ward, the press service of the UDAR party.
At the meeting of 12 July, the Committee adopted the draft resolution No. 6591 about the main directions of the budget policy for 2018-2020 submitted by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
MPs during consideration of the project made a number of proposals for the development of the sphere of physical culture, sport, tourism and youth policy.
In particular, in budget planning for subsequent years it is proposed to restore the preferential long-term state loans to young families for the construction or purchase of housing, to ensure the effective operation of youth sports schools and sports clubs through subventions from the state budget to local communities and provide financial support for the development of tourism in Ukraine and tourist infrastructure of international transport corridors and highways.
The Committee also supported the request of the Ministry of youth and sports to increase spending on 210,7 million for renovation and equipment at the bases of Olympic training, the acquisition of equipment for the athletes of the national teams and the purchase of equipment for the National anti-doping center.
On 14 June, the Cabinet approved the draft resolution «On the fundamentals of fiscal policy in 2018-2020», which for the first time in Ukraine was introduced a medium-term budget planning.
Priorities of the budget policy of Ukraine in the 2018 — 2020 should become a sport, youth and tourism development. Ward 14.07.2017