Tuesday, February 10, 2009

President signs alterations to the law on participants of military operations

President Victor Yushchenko has approved alteration to the laws of Ukraine on burial of military operations’ participants and on social protection of their families, which had passed the vote of the Verkhovna Rada on January 15.

At the same time in his letter to Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko President Yushchenko drew attention to the fact that the new alterations foresee free burial services for all the participants of military operations therefore requiring increase of financing to local authorities.

The President requested the Prime Minister to solve this problem and provide the required additional funds to local authorities when the new alterations enter into force.