OREANDA-NEWS. March 19, 2013. In the frames of preparation to holding of the European Basketball Chamionship Eurobasket- 2015 the sum of state and private investments in the development of infrasructure of Dnipropetrovsk region will amount UAH 3.2 bln.

Including private investments at the sum of UAH 1 bln. This was informed by a Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Olexandr Vilkul in his speech at a session of Dnirpopetrovsk regional council.

The funds will be drawn in the framework of the public-private partnership. At this, 25% of the sum of private investments are own money of investors and 75% - the credit funds taken by investors from the banks. During 5 years the investor returns to the bank the body loan, while the state compensates for the interests of the banking credit. The interest rate will be lower than average market rate. In such a way, new workplaces will be created during building of objects and as a result in the process of servicing them.

“The country will build in Dnipropetrovsk airport a new runway while investors will construct a modern terminal and multifunctional arena,” Olexandr Vilkul told.

He underlined that Eurobasket is a real opportunity for Dnipropetrovsk region to receive a new universal complex which will give an opportunity to hold competitions in over 100 kinds of sports and large-scale concerts and exhibitions. The existing objects cannot ensure this technically. As experience of realization of similar projects in Europe and America demonstrated loading of a multifunctional arena is possible up to 280 days a year.

Moreover, in the framework of gearing up Eurobasket-2015 in Dnipropetrovsk there will be held reconstruction of the Meteor Sports Palace and allocated funds for the development of present infrastructure – reconstruction of roads and beautification activities. 

Eurobasket- 2015 means new opportunity for advancement healthy way of life and making sports among youth. In the frames of preparing to the Championship there will be erected a universal training centre in the region. Training in basketball, volleyball, handball, tennis, indoor soccer and other sports will be possible to conduct there. After Eurobasket-2015 on the basis of it there will be set up a children-youth sport school of European level. The constructed objects will create the basis for the new victories of future Ukrainian champions in basketball and other kinds of sports as well.

“All the plans of building works must be open for the society. The residents must see which objects the region has received owing to the fact that the Championship will be carried out here,” Olexandr Vilkul told.

With this aim the websites of regional state administrations, regional councils, municipal councils, leading Internet-venues of Dnipropetrovsk and the region will placed actual information about preparation of Dnipropetrovsk to Eurobasket-2015 and the course of building of its objects.

Moreover, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine set a task to the regional authority jointly with business representatives to elaborate possibilities of enlargement of hotel infrastructure. Also he drew attention that signposts and information signs in Latin must be prepared and installed beforehand.