Due financing of the needs of the security and defense sector is one of the priority issues for the NSDC of Ukraine
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov signed an order on establishing an interagency working group to process proposals for the Budget Declaration for 2022-2024 and the draft Law of Ukraine “On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2022” on articles related to ensuring national security and defense of Ukraine.
First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Colonel-General Mykhailo Koval, was appointed the head of the working group. The working group includes representatives of the security and defense sector actors of Ukraine, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine and the NSDC Staff.
In accordance with the Law of Ukraine “On the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine”, the NSDC of Ukraine considers the draft law on the State Budget of Ukraine and proposals to the Budget Declaration on articles related to ensuring national security and defense of Ukraine and makes appropriate proposals. The NSDC decision on these issues shall be enforced by the Decree of the President of Ukraine.
The interagency working group was instructed to prepare and submit for consideration to the NSDC Secretary materials for the meetings of the Council on the above issues.