Oleksiy Danilov held a meeting on the financing of the security and defense sector in the current and next years
Chaired by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov, a meeting on the financing of the security and defense sector of Ukraine in 2021 and 2022 was held. The meeting took place in preparation for the NSDC meeting “On Proposals to the Draft Law of Ukraine “On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2022” in regards to articles related to national security and defense of Ukraine”.
During the meeting, Mr. Danilov stressed the priority of financing of the security and defense sector, which is the principled stance of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
The NSDC Secretary reminded that the total resource for 2021 for the needs of the security and defense sector is provided in the amount of 267 337,8 million hryvnias, which is 5,93% of gross domestic product. “We need to provide the necessary funding in 2022, taking into account the needs of all relevant bodies”, - he said.
During the meeting, the importance of financing the tasks set by the NSDC decisions on the development of missile weapons and the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was emphasized.
Under the instruction of the President of Ukraine, special attention was paid to the issues of social protection of personnel of the security and defense sector of Ukraine, in particular, financing of housing construction.
Minister of Finance of Ukraine Serhiy Marchenko, Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Roman Mashovets, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security, Defense and Intelligence Oleksandr Zavitnevych, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Nosov, representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, State Border Guard Service, State Emergency Service, experts of the NSDC Staff participated in the meeting.