Ukrainian Parliament to hold snap session on Monday afternoon, - Speaker

Source : 112 Ukraine

Dmytro Razumkow revealed what kind of draft laws will be considered during the session
08:03, 30 March 2020

Speaker of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

The urgent session of the Ukrainian Parliament is planned for Monday, at 2 p.m. Dmytro Razumkov, the Speaker said so, as quoted by the Ukrainska Pravda news agency.

"We are now expecting a letter from the President on the call of the urgent session. We agreed with the leaders of parliamentary factions that the urgent session will take place at 14.00", Razumkov said.

A conciliatory board will gather at 11 a.m. It will be working in the limited mode, without the committee representatives.

According to Razumkov, the MPs will consider the draft law on treating coronavirus-struck patients and illegal shipment of medical supplies abroad. The lawmakers will also look into the draft bill on changing the working mode of parliamentary committees, with the opportunity to work online with "following written confirmation of MPs' decisions." 

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The governmental draft law related to changes in the state budget will be considered as well. The changes, in particular, will concern the salaries of officials; they are expected to get a maximum of 10 minimal salaries.

Besides, some new ministers will be elected.

The banking system and land reform bills will not be considered.

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