Liovochkin: Optimization of Presidential Administration's structure aimed at improving Yanukovych's communication with public
The optimization of the structure of Ukraine's Presidential Administration is aimed at improving the effectiveness of the president's communication with the public, Head of Ukraine's Presidential Administration Serhiy Liovochkin has said in an exclusive interview with Interfax-Ukraine.
"The optimization of the administration's structure is designed to ensure the fulfillment of a number of key tasks defined by the Ukrainian president. Firstly, the issue concerns the implementation of his social initiatives. Secondly, it's the question of improving the effectiveness of the head of state's communication with the public. Thirdly, it's the development of humanitarian and social aspects of the authorities' work," Liovochkin said.
In particular, he said that it had been decided to strengthen the work of the main department for reform of the social sphere and the department for applications from citizens.
Liovochkin said that the number of people who turned to the Ukrainian president increased from 213,029 in 2009 to 766,806 in 2012, although the staff of the department for work with applications from citizens included 34 people in 2009 and 27 in 2012.
"Everyone who sends an enquiry [to the president] must get an answer," he said.