In "the Servant of the people" said to stop party funding from the state budget

The national Agency for prevention of corruption was stopped from July to the end of the year, the financing party of President Vladimir Zelensky "servant of the people" from the state budget, more than $ 2.5 million will be directed to the Fund of struggle against coronavirus, said Tuesday the Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the faction "people's Servant" Maxim Zuev.

Earlier, the press service of the party reported that the National Agency for combating corruption in Ukraine (NACP) has stopped public funding of the presidential party "servant of the people".

"NACP stopped the funding of "public Servants". So, from July until the end of the year the party will not receive funds allocated from the budget for the provision of statutory activities," wrote Zuev on his page in Facebook.

He noted that the party refused to state funding, and 70,3 million (more than us $ 2.5 million) will go to Fund the fight against COVID-19. According to Zuev, the national Agency has already sent a letter to the Ministry of Finance with a proposal about redirecting funds for needs of the Ukrainian medical and protection from the pandemic coronavirus.

Zuev added that the party "servant of the people" fulfilled his promise, despite a number of legislative obstacles.

Pro-presidential party "servant of the people" earlier declared that refuses state financing for 2020 and requests that these funds were used to fight COVID-19. Appropriate treatment, the force was sent to NACP.

Earlier, the government of Ukraine has developed amendments to the state budget in 2020, which envisaged cuts in funding of a number of fields, and the creation of a Fund to combat coronavirus infection in the amount of $ 2.4 billion. Later, the document was signed by President Vladimir Zelensky.

The Ministry of health of Ukraine reported that the country recorded 66 575 cases COVID-19, died 1629 man, recovered 36 744 people.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world is already identified more than 16 million cases of infection, over 646 thousand people died.