Tuesday, February 10, 2009

President meets Dnipropetrovsk region Governor

President Victor Yushchenko met today with Dnipropetrovsk Regional Administration Head Viktor Bondar, who reported to the President on current situation in his region.

The report included information on economic, budgetary, fiscal situation, as well as preparation of the region to holding EURO 2012.

President Yushchenko pointed to importance of timely preparation of Dnipropetrovsk city airport to EURO 2012 events and promised that he would address the Prime Minister on the subject.

The President also said that he expects the Administration to elaborate a set of draft laws on state support of space exploration related industry, particularly related to providing such enterprises with privileges in taxation, etc. Beside that Victor Yushchenko said that local authorities should ask the Government for providing 150 million Hryvnyas out of Stabilization Fund to South Machine Building Works named afterA.M.Makarov to help the works functioning properly in times of crisis.

In addition the President and the Governor discussed disposal of solid rocket fuel leftover from intercontinental ballistic missiles, that is kept at Pavlohrad Chemical Works.