PM: Government to allocate UAH 2.6 bln for road safety measures

PM: Government to allocate UAH 2.6 bln for road safety measures

Ukrinform
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said that this year the government will allocate UAH 2.6 million to improve safety on Ukrainian roads.

He stated this during a government’s meeting on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"Along with the reconstruction of roads, we’re facing a serious challenge- a large number of accidents and a large number of injuries, as well as on the roads that have already been repaired, people die in road accidents. We should increase the safety on Ukrainian roads. Previously, we had no money for it. In 2018, we will allocate UAH 2.6 billion from all sources," said Groysman.

He added that the government at today's meeting should adopt a comprehensive program on road safety improvement.

Groysman noted that according to the latest statistics in Ukraine, 11 people die in road accidents every day.

iy


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-