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Tue, 17/03/2020 - 19:15

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law #2538 on making amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine aimed at improving access to medications, medical equipment and other goods procured by special procurement organizations.

290 MPs supported the Law in the second reading.

It envisions prolongation of the work of procuring organizations till 2022.

It was suggested by the Committee to adopt the law in the second reading as a whole and then to conduct its technical and legal refinement.

Tue, 17/03/2020 - 11:30

Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov opened an extraordinary sitting of the Parliament to consider issues regarding fighting Coronavirus and changes of the schedule of the Verkhovna Rada (instead of holding plenary sittings to work in Committees till April 3). Razumkov informed the Prime Minister Denys Shmygal and Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine - Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Liashko are present.

Tue, 17/03/2020 - 11:00

By 243 votes, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine supported Resolution #3226 on appointing Ihor Petrashko as a Minister for development of economy, trade and agriculture.

The Resolution was initiated by the Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.

The Prime Minister Denys Shmygal presented the candidacy of Ihor Petrashko at the VR extraordinary meeting, initiated by the President.

Tue, 17/03/2020 - 10:15

During an extraordinary sitting, initiated by the President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the Verkhovna Rada provided its consent for appointing Iryna Venedyktova as a Prosecutor General of Ukraine

269 MPs voted for the Resolution #3227.

Tue, 17/03/2020 - 10:00

During the extraordinary sitting, 359 MPs supported bill #3220 as a whole. It provides for amending the Tax Code and other legal acts to support tax payers during the period of counteracting COVID-19.