Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Service Hennadiy Zubko said this in an interview with Ukrinform.
According to him, 692 united territorial communities have been created in Ukraine. A total 3,327 local councils have united, which makes up almost one third of the total number of village, town and city councils operated before the unification process.
In January-November 2017, the total fund of local budgets received UAH 173.5 billion, which is 96.7% of the annual projected figures. The increase in revenues over the reported period was 31.5% or 41.6 billion UAH from the previous year, Zubko said.