Opening of UNOPs office in Ukraine to give new opportunities for reconstructing Donbas – Zubko

23.11.2016 11:47 616

Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister – Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Minister Hennadiy Zubko says that the opening of UNOPS (United Nations Office for Project Services) office in Ukraine will give the government new opportunities for reconstructing Donbas.

“This will give opportunities not only for reconstructing Donetsk and Luhansk regions, not only for infrastructure projects, this will also strengthen the system of response to emergency situations that may occur in the east of Ukraine,” Zubko said during the ceremony of signing of a relevant agreement between the government of Ukraine and the department of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).

The vice prime minister also added the opening of UNOPS office will promote humanitarian aid for Ukraine, as well as the foreign assistance. It will also create needed legal framework for raising foreign direct investment, grants, humanitarian aid for the implementation of infrastructure projects and project management.

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