Ukrzaliznytsia transfer under jurisdiction of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade stems from the desire to get rid of the "permanent stimulus."
Today’s government session featured further confrontation between Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian and Head of Ukrzaliznytsia PJSC Wojciech Balczun. Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman urged the officials to stop arguing.
Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian has slammed the Cabinet's "unexpected" decisions on placing Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian railways) under direct subordination of the Cabinet and appointing a new director of Ukraina Printing Plant SE.
Railway ticket prices will go up in 2017. Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukraine’s major railway carrier, has presented its proposal to the Ministry of Infrastructure.
The first road concessions (highways built by private investors) may appear in Ukraine in 2017 - 2018 and will be constructed as an alternative to the existing roads.
Many politicians asked Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelian to take care of their problems in exchange for bribes.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has decided to instruct the relevant ministries and agencies to develop a separate procedure for granting volunteer soldiers the status of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) participant at the initiative of Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelian today, July 6.
The Cabinet of Ministers dismissed the head of Ukravtodor (the state road operator) Andrii Batyshchev from his post on June 1.
Over the past three days, since the restoration of regular transit regime, number of trucks with Ukrainian registration that crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border in both directions was 5.5 times as big as number of trucks registered in Russia.
Ukraine and Russia have exchanged temporary permits for transit of goods until negotiations to resolve the issue of cargo transit between the two countries.
Minister of Infrastructure Andrii Pyvovarskyi argues 90 percent of rail infrastructure, 90 percent of port facilities, and 80 percent of roads are worn out.
The treaty to lift restrictions on air traffic between Ukraine and the United States signed in Washington July 14, 2015 has entered into force.
Ukraine-China container train routed via Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan (including via the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea) will set off from Illichivsk on Jan. 15 on its demonstration voyage.