President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed the order On measures for support of the sphere of culture, protection of cultural heritage, development of creative industries and tourism as the President’s Office reported.
According to the order, within Large construction program, the Cabinet of Ministers should provide:
- protection, revival and use of the cultural heritage sites;
- development of the modern tourist infrastructure of Ukraine;
- facilitation of the development of the creative economy.
This document aims to develop the cultural potential of Ukraine and preserve, popularize and use the national cultural heritage for the touristic attractiveness of the cultural heritage sites, support of the creative economy.
Moreover, the government should develop the issue of the involvement of extra funds for financing of the cultural sphere. The increase of the financing is planned for the beginning of 2021.
The president also recommended the bodies of the local self-government to provide in the local budgets the expenses for the implementation of the events in the sphere of culture, development of tourism in accordance with the reasonable needs.
Besides, the governance is ordered to adopt the measures on the improvement of the mechanisms of the financing of the cultural sphere, including the implementation of the new approaches for the terms of payment of the employees of the cultural sphere, considering the rates of the progress, efficiency and quality.
In July, mobile operator Vodafone-Ukraine introduced the Village Routes project: QR-routes through villages and little-known locations.
Besides, the tourism industry in Ukraine will be developed according to the standards of the European Union.