Zelensky at meeting with representatives of Cabinet, Rada points to unresolved issues, urges to step up their work
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting involving the representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers and the Verkhovna Rada on the fulfillment of the tasks set before the government and plans for the near future.
"Two decrees of the president on the tasks of the government and parliament in economic and social issues have been issued. Thirty tasks have been completed, 13 have been completed partially or are in the process of completion, and nine tasks have not been completed," the presidential press service said.
In particular, he said, the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development has not fulfilled the task of drafting a bill on enhancing the capacity of the Regional Development Agency, enhancing the competitiveness of regions, ensuring the development and approval of the State Regional Development Strategy for 2021-2028.
Zelensky said that the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection had failed to fulfill the task of concluding a product distribution agreement, implementing a system of integrated permits for pollutant emissions, as well as reforming the State Environmental Inspectorate.
"The Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture has not taken measures to reduce illegal employment and de-shadow incomes of population. The Ministry of Infrastructure has not drafted a bill reforming rail transportation," it reads.
The president also stressed that the Verkhovna Rada had not yet considered the bills on inland waterway transport, on the state regulation of activities related to the organization and conducting of gambling, on amendments to certain legislative acts regarding the circulation of agricultural land, on amendments to the Budget Code aimed to improve the efficiency of using the funds of the State Regional Development Fund, on strengthening the intellectual property rights.
Zelensky urged the government and parliament to step up their work.