Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The Government should provide budgetary financing of Ukraine's preparation to EURO 2012

Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine should provide financing of two basic programs within the framework of preparation of Ukraine to host EURO 2012 President Victor Yushchenko emphasized today in Kharkiv in an interview to journalists.  These programs are construction of roads and construction of sports infrastructure,

President Yushchenko reminded that out of 2.5 billion Hryvnyas foreseen on construction of roads in the budget for 2009 only 35 million were really provided. “This presents a serious threat to the road construction schedule”, - said Victor Yushchenko.

Speaking about Kharkiv preparing to host EURO 2012 events, Victor Yushchenko said that in general he is satisfied with the process. “We have a unique team in Kharkiv, which provides the highest level of conduction of all work”, - he said.

According to Victor Yushchenko aside the road construction problem, there is currently another issue, solution of which lies in the authority of the Government, namely construction of the runway at Kharkiv airport.

“In general Kharkiv is a city that meets the schedule of both the the second quarter and overall 2009 best”, - said the President. He expressed to city and regional authorities and businessmen involved in the preparation of Kharkov to host Euro 2012 events.