OREANDA-NEWS. June 18, 2012. The Government will support the development of high-tech and innovative industries. The Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov said this during the familiarization with the work of the SE Kharkov Machine-Building Plant FED.

"Our Government pays great attention to the development of high-tech and innovative industries, the establishment of such companies that produce products not only in compliance with world standards, but also higher standards. I am personally convinced that a number of developments of the plant is already superior to all known analogs" - said Mykola Azarov.

He assured that the Government will create appropriate conditions to domestic enterprises produce competitive products.

Mykola Azarov noted that attending the enterprise, he felt both happy and sad feelings, "Joyful, because there are such enterprises in our country, and sad - because we have not enough such enterprises. If in 2005 year the previous government undermined the path of development, which we led the country in 2003-2004, and this is the way of innovation development, creation of free economic zones, territories of priority economic development, industrial parks, we would have had a very different country, a very different technology levels. In our development we have lost almost 10 years. Now it is extremely important to catch up with what we have lost. "