Monday, May 26, 2008

Ukraine extends USD 1.35 million of aid to Afghanistan

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has earmarked UAH 6.566 million (UAH 4.85 / USD 1) for humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, a Government resolution of May 21, 2008 says.

The Finance Ministry must get this sum from the national budget's reserve fund, and the Emergencies Ministry must coordinate with the Finance and Economy Ministries the list of spending involved in the humanitarian move.

The Cabinet ordered the Emergencies Ministry to guarantee observance of the procedure for purchase, transportation and delivery of the humanitarian cargo, and agree, with the Foreign Ministry's assistance, the procedure with the Afghan bodies in charge.