President Vladimir Zelensky has formed a delegation for negotiations with the International Bank for reconstruction and development and authorized the Minister of Finance Sergei Marchenko and Minister of health, Maxim Stepanov sign the agreement on loans to Ukraine. This is stated in the instructions №243/2020-RP and # 244/2020-RP of April 8 published on the website of the Office of the President.
These documents Zelensky decided to form the delegation of Ukraine for participation in negotiations with the International Bank for reconstruction and development concerning the conclusion of agreements on loans for additional financing of the project “modernization of the system of social support of population of Ukraine” and the project “Improving health in the service of the people.”
The signing of the first agreement, the President authorized the Minister of Finance Sergei Marchenko, a second health Minister, Maxim Stepanov.
On 7 April the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has deemed it expedient to borrow from IBRD for the implementation of investment project “Improving health in the service of the people” in the amount of $ 135 million.
On 1 April the Cabinet of Ministers approved the draft decree of the President about the direction of the Ukrainian delegation at the negotiations with the IBRD on the loan agreement in the amount of $ 150 million to increase social benefits.