Within the Scope of Interest

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 13:00

Each Friday morning during the plenary week the Hour of Questions to the Ukrainian Government takes place at the Verkhovna Rada, however, the last plenary week was an exception. On Friday, October 6, 2017, MPs had worked on bills on the peculiarities of the state policy on ensuring state sovereignty of Ukraine over temporarily occupied territories in the Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts. Therefore, said the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy “We will try to read all deputy requests today, because we didn’t do this on last Friday. For this, we allocate more time”.

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 13:00

MPs adopted bill No. 6327 on State Financial Guarantees for the Provision of Medical Services and Medicines in the second and final readings with a total of 240 votes in favor. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman arrived at the Parliament to support this reform passing.

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 13:00

Opening of the morning sitting Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy made an announcement: “Yesterday there were unacceptable things: disruption the Conciliation Board meeting and attack on people's deputies and personal of the the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. I require organizers to ensure free entry and exit. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine must not be blocked… How should Malta's president come to the Parliament?”

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 13:00

At 4.11 p.m. 336 MPs registered in the Parliament and Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy opened the evening sitting. Andriy Parubiy underlined that the result of the Conciliation Board meeting was to start today the consideration of the medical reform: bill No. 6327 on State Financial Guarantees for the Provision of Medical Services and Medicines. “There are about 900 amendments and propositions to the bill.

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 13:00

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy closed the morning sitting of the Parliament at 1.47 p.m. During the sitting Samopomich and Batkivshchyna factions MPs asked for a full break, however, this break coincides with the break from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m. That is why Speaker closed the sitting earlier.

Conciliation Board of deputy groups and fractions' leaders and chairmen of the parliamentary committees: 3 reforms in this week agenda as VR focal interest