The Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko held a meeting with representatives of the World Congress of Ukrainians. The event was also attended by Vice Prime Ministers Hryhoriy Nemyria and Ivan Vasiunyk, ministers, heads of profile departments of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, press service of Yulia Tymoshenko reported.
“For us this meeting is of extreme significance. We consider that every issue being considered here will lay the basis for your system cooperation with the Government and, in fact, will give hope to all the Ukrainians abroad to feel support of the Government,” Yulia Tymoshenko stressed.
According to her, the aim of this meeting is “to clarify details of such cooperation” and make up a concrete action plan how to introduce the program on support of Ukrainians abroad, notably, with regards to use of UAH 47 million from the Stabilization Fund that were decided to allocate during a session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on August 19.
Yulia Tymoshenko thanked to the representatives of the World Congress of Ukrainians for “the fundamental, broad professional activity performed by you for the sake of Ukraine and Ukrainians living all around the world. And I can admit it is impossible to overestimate this activity”.
In his turn, president of the World Congress of Ukrainians Yevhen Choliy expressed deep gratitude to the Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko for the approval of a resolution of the Government on financing of measures directed to maintaining ties with Ukrainians abroad. In particular, according to him, it is protection of rights of Ukrainians abroad; erection of a memorial to the victims of Holodomor in Washington; distribution of Ukrainian television programs and films abroad.
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