The party “Servant of the people” announced the direction of the allocated state funding for the fight against coronavirus infection and called on other parliamentary factions to do the same.
The Party of the Servant of the People Party will send to the stabilization fund for the fight against coronavirus the money provided for 2020 as state financing of a political force.
This was announced on March 26 by the deputy chairman of the parliamentary faction “Servant of the People”, party head Alexander Kornienko, the party was informed on Facebook.
“We ask you to redirect the entire amount of budgetary financing of the party’s activities to the stabilization fund created by the Cabinet of Ministers and to direct this money to the needs of Ukrainian doctors who are fighting today with the coronavirus pandemic,” said Kornienko.
The party also called on all factions of the Verkhovna Rada to do the same.
“The total amount allocated by the law to the activities of parties amounts to UAH 212.6 million. For these funds, the country will be able to provide physicians with the appropriate amount of personal protective equipment, make extra payments for working in a pandemic, or spend them for other purposes that Ukrainian doctors consider as priority” – stated in the “Servant of the people.”
The party believes that “everyone should make a contribution to ensuring that the country survives a global pandemic with minimal consequences.”
As of 17.40, there is no information about the support of the Servant of the People initiative by other parliamentary factions.
On February 11, the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPK) distributed almost 284 million UAH of financing to the political parties represented in the Verkhovna Rada in 2020. Money was allocated based on the percentage of votes collected in the parliamentary elections (five parties), as well as taking into account the observance of gender quotas in the formation of the electoral list (the European Solidarity and Golos parties). Most stands out “Servant of the people”, who won the election – almost 141 million UAH.
According to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine on the morning of March 26, in Ukraine laboratory confirmed 156 cases COVID-19 disease, five people died. After this, several regions reported new infections. Edition “GORDON” monitors the situation online.