President Petro Poroshenko said this while opening a repaired strategic bridge across the Siversky Donets River in Izium, Kharkiv region, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"We set a task to allocate UAH 20 billion for the construction of roads this year, and UAH 30 billion in the next year. This is the dynamics that I want to see in Ukraine," the Head of State said.
He recalled that the year before last about UAH 6 billion were spent on road construction, and UAH 10 billion in 2010.
Poroshenko stressed that the repair of highways and bridges became a project of national importance.
As reported, today the President is on a working trip to Kharkiv region.