Odessa region received a budget for the year 2018 in the amount of more than 10 billion UAH. which is 13 % higher than the current year, the press service of the Odessa regional state administration.

“In the financial docum ent includes an unprecedented amount of fire safety measures – more than 111 million UAH. Taking into account all the social standards and needs: the costs of salaries, medicines, energy and the like. Increased funding for educational programs. It is consistent with the priorities of the Strategic plan of action Maxim Stepanov “Smart region” in 2017-2019″, – stated in the message.

The decision was supported by 70 deputies of the regional Council.

“I am pleased with the results of the pre-Christmas session. All decisions were initiated by the Odessa regional state administration, won the support in the hall. Our programs are balanced, clear and focused on concrete results”, – said the Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration M. Stepanov.

It is also noted that the Odessa region will receive the development budget, which the deputies will be distributed during the next session. For this purpose, separately has reserved UAH 250 million. The budget for 2018 is already being called “smart, safe and social”.