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“More than a month ago, the President urged the Parliament to postpone disproportionately tough sanctions for violation of the terms of customs clearance of imported cars and offered to consider the given issue at an extraordinary meeting. However, the Verkhovna Rada of the VIII convocation refused to do so. This bill is currently a priority and will be submitted for consideration again at the first session of the parliament of a new convocation. The Verkhovna Rada should approve the bill and the penalties will be postponed,” Ruslan Ryaboshapka explained the situation.

The mechanisms of protection and motivation of corruption whistleblowers have been discussed with NGO representatives and international partners of Ukraine in the anticorruption sphere during the meeting in the Office of the President on August 19. The meeting was initiated by Deputy Head of the Office of the President Ruslan Ryaboshapka.

“The President's team clearly understands that further acceleration of economic and social development is possible only in the case of digital transformation. We are willing to fulfill all the conditions quickly to become part of the EU initiative to create a single digital market. These are powerful digital and economic prospects for Ukraine,” Mykhailo Fedorov emphasized.

Ukraine may have cheap credit at 12-13% in native currency next year. This was stated by Deputy Head of the Office of the President Oleksiy Goncharuk during a business breakfast with heads of foreign banks in Ukraine. This event was organized by the Forum for Leading International Financial Institutions (FLIFI).

A meeting on the implementation of the unique for the world practice integrated e-Services related to the birth of a child and registration of relevant documents was held at the Office of the President of Ukraine on July 30. The meeting was attended by the Head of State, representatives of central government bodies and international donor projects.

"We have a problem of unfinished local government reform. Some of the elections to the United territorial community took place, some did not take place. It would be absolutely logical to complete the formation of the United territorial community, and then to hold re-elections. But making such a decision is a matter of dialogue with the deputies," Andriy Bohdan noted.

In accordance with the current legislation of Ukraine, Head of Kyiv City State Administration Vitaliy Klitschko must lay down his powers before the newly elected President of Ukraine. This was announced by Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Bohdan during a briefing.

Ukraine will celebrate Independence Day in a new format this year. Walk of Dignity in honor of the holiday will take place in Kyiv. This was announced by Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Bohdan during a briefing.

Advisor to the President of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov met with representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, during which he presented a digital plan of action.

Such a conviction was expressed by Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ruslan Ryaboshapka at the conference of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform, which took place in Kyiv on Wednesday, July 24. A new Anti-Corruption Strategy was presented during the conference, which will determine State Policy in this area. Ukraine has not had the relevant document since 2017.