Ukraine is ready to timely start the heating season, and the responsibility for implementing this lies with the local authorities. This was said by Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman during the Hour of questions to the government in the Verkhovna Rada.
Online broadcast of the plenary session of the Verkhovna Rada was led by the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
“Ukraine is ready for the heating season, and the responsibility for the timely start-up is the responsibility of the municipalities. I don’t see any problems. As for the price, you know that we are in heavy discussion today with international partners since many years ago had taken certain obligations of Ukraine concerning the formation of uniform prices in Ukraine, and today the cost of gas for industry 11 thousand, and for the population, we restrict the 7 th and we are now working on the search of optimum decisions”, – said Groisman.
He stressed that the responsibility for hot water, heating, electricity, clean streets and lighting they bear on the mayor and city government. According to him, due to financial decentralization, all power backed by tens of billions of hryvnia.
“Therefore, the heating season will start on time, of stocks of gas in storage there, and no problems I do not see. Electricity is no problem, the whole system operates normally. Everything will be fine, just everyone doing their job on the ground”, – concluded the Prime Minister.
We will remind, on August 13 the Minister of regional development, construction and housing and communal services of Ukraine Gennady Zubko reported on readiness for heating season 67% of the social structure (schools, hospitals, kindergartens) and heat supply enterprises of Ukraine.