"We made the decision together with you at a government meeting last week, if you remember, on financing of the Armed Forces, Interior Ministry and other law enforcement agencies... Now we expect the decision of the NSDC, and following it, we will submit [the bill] to the parliament next week," Hroisman explained.
He added that the NSDC meeting will be held Sept. 27-28.
According to the schedule, the plenary session of the Verkhovna Rada will be held on Oct. 4.
As reported, Sept. 22, the Cabinet approved as a whole the bill increasing expenditures for Ukraine's defense and security sector in 2016 by 6 billion hryvnia (about $231 million). The bill will be consequently resubmitted for parliament's approval after its revision taking in consideration Rada's comments.
41.1 billion hryvnia has been allocated for the Ministry of Internal Affairs this year.