Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in Kharkov took part in the opening ceremony of a new metro station Victory, which was 30th in the Kharkiv metro. About it reports a press-service of the head of state.
Poroshenko stressed that even in the face of Russian aggression Ukrainians “find the power and ability to revive the economy, start new plants, factories and the like.
The head of state recalled that the Kharkiv 24 years built this place underground. According to him, 60% was invested in 22 years, another 40% over the last two years.
“Every day, more than 50 thousand of Kharkiv citizens and city guests will have the opportunity to use, said to be the best and most beautiful in the world Kharkiv metro”, – said the President.
Poroshenko noted the importance of cooperation with international partners and secure funding from state and local budgets to continue construction of the Kharkov subway.
In his opinion, the launch a real program of decentralization opens up opportunities for economic growth. “Fiscal decentralization has already taken place: we are for two years, two times increased local budgets”, – the President said, noting that local communities should determine the priorities for funding.