One of the primary objectives of the Government for 2017 is to start the process of changes and reforms that will ensure sustainability of economic growth achieved at the end of the last year, Prime Minister of Ukraine Voloymyr Groysman has said during the Conference “Transformatsiya’17 (eng. transformation). How reforms will affect the life of Ukrainians.” Talking about a medium-term plan of priority actions of the Government until 2020, he identified four priority reforms that should be implemented in 2017.
According to the Prime Minister, pension system reform is considered to be one of the most difficult, demanding the Government to create a fair system for calculating pensions. A new pension system draft will be presented over the next couple of months.
Also, in 2017, privatization will be on the agenda. 3.5 thousand state-owned enterprises are managed inefficiently, giving rise to corruption and economic growth slowdown, Prime Minister said.
Efficient judicial reform is another important task demanding the Government to ensure publicity of the reform process, to bring in the system new qualified personnel who will have authority over the people.
Among the sectoral reforms, health care reform is the primary one, requiring the change of approach: from providing a large number of beds to delivery of quality services. A new model of the healthcare system will be presented as soon as possible.