MIL OSI – Source: Parliament of Ukraine –
Headline: ‘Calendar Friday’: Morning plenary meeting of Parliament ends
the Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine opens the session and informs
the audience that the Senate of Canada has finalized ratification of the free
trade zone treaty with Ukraine, naming it to be of vital importance.
also noted that ‘obtaining of the visa free regime with the European Union as
well as the Free Trade Zone Treaty with Canada confirm that Ukraine,
notwithstanding the war and the aggression, does follow the path of free and
The meeting is
attended by a group of members of the Cabinet of Ministers, headed by Volodymyr Hroisman, the Prime
Minister of Ukraine.
The ‘hour of questions to government’ is under
Hroisman, the Prime Minister of Ukraine, presents a draft law of the pension
system reform, which is subject to further discussions in the National Reform Council
and the Parliament. The law provides for a substantial increase in pensions.
‘It is high time to change the country,’ said he.
The ‘hour of
‘Now it is time
for MPs’ enquiries,’ announces Iryna Herashchenko, the First Deputy Chairman of
the Verkhovna Rada.
The MPs are
voicing their statements, notices, proposals…
Oksana Syroid, the
Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine closes the meeting.
The next plenary
session is scheduled on May 23, 2017.