Speaking on Thursday in the Verkhovna Rada, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced the main challenges facing the new Ukrainian government..
“Strengthening the defense capacity of the country, the restoration of the Donbass, his return to civilian life — among the main tasks of the new government of Ukraine”, — said the head of state (quoted by the official Twitter Poroshenko).
The President also said that he expects a new Cabinet economic growth, improve the welfare of Ukrainian citizens and continue the fight against corruption. According to Poroshenko, the government will continue the European integration course of the country. Poroshenko also noted that he expected the Ministerial policy of “attenuation zones”, transfers “112 Ukraine”. The Ukrainian leader expressed the view that Kiev time to move “from survival strategy to a strategy of accelerated development”.
“The government must make decisions that will destroy the reasons for corruption is the motivation of civil servants, privatization, deregulation, e-procurement,” — said Poroshenko.
Speaking of the new Prime Minister, the President noted that Volodymyr Groysman will become the youngest head of government in the country’s history. “Volodymyr Groysman is a politician of the new generation. I guess, according to your decision, he will become the youngest Prime Minister in the history of Ukraine”, — said Poroshenko.
In the afternoon on Thursday Poroshenko submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a draft resolution on the appointment of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman. The politician has announced his agreement to take the post of Prime Minister yesterday, before the media reported about the failure. “The queue for the post of the new head of the government was not. To take and do not so as to come up with beautiful slogans”, — noted the head of state. Himself Groysman, speaking on Thursday in Parliament, said that he was “not spoiling for the Prime Ministers,” but ready “to take responsibility for the progress of Affairs in the country.”
Current Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk during the morning session asked the Parliament to send him into retirement. He noted that Ukraine needs to move forward. Yatsenyuk has assured that ahead of the country “expect great things and do great things”.