OREANDA-NEWS. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the amendments to the State Budget 2015, those offered by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. 273 MPs voted for draft law No. 2147.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk expressed his gratitude to the Parliament’s members for the very productive work regarding changes to the draft amendments to the State Budget.

He noted that having considered the results of the discussion of the draft amendments to the State Budget, the Government had included a number of propositions of MPs. In particular, there has been envisaged UAH 300 million for the construction of housing for the participants of the anti-terrorist operation.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk reminded that additional UAH 3 billion had been allocated as assistance to internally displaced persons.

The sum of UAH 12.5 billion is to be directed to financing subsidies for the low-income citizens.

The Verkhovna Rada backed bill № 2147 by 272 votes, taking into account the outcomes of the profile committee and propositions aired by Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.