Priority of the budget of Kyiv in 2018 will be healthcare, education and infrastructure of the city, said the mayor of the capital Vitali Klitschko.

“Among priority directions of development that will be allocated significant funds in the capital this year – in education and health care, upgrading and construction of urban infrastructure”, – stated in the message on the page in Facebook the mayor on Friday evening.

In addition, V. Klitschko said that despite the need to repay debts to the capital, the city’s budget almost doubled.

“We got Kiev with a huge debt of almost 27 billion UAH! Over the years, we have reduced debt by more than half. And we almost doubled the budget of the city. Three years ago, he was 27 billion, and the estimate for this year is almost 50. Finally, we have the financial ability to implement the changes. We need to Fund healthcare, education, to rebuild the infrastructure that is in disrepair”, he said .

In particular, the mayor said that the funding for these three priority areas has significantly increased in the previous year. In education the city continues to Finance the construction and repair of schools and kindergartens.