The prime minister - the minister of Ukraine Yulia TYMOSHENKO creates the special interdepartmental working group for studying of price policy when purchasing the medical equipment, drugs and vaccines for budgetary funds.
As the correspondent of the UNIAN reports, Yu. Tymoshenko declared it today at a briefing at the Borispol airport before flying away with a business trip in Khmelnytsky.
"I will personally head this group. I don't trust this business to those ministers, under aegis and which management such purchases became. As it seems to me that business of the minister - to trace each kopek and гривню and to trace that each ministry lived with honor and conscience", - I told Yu. Tymoshenko.
According to her, in structure of interdepartmental group representatives of the Prosecutor General's Office, the Public tax administration, the Main thing control - the auditing management, each parliamentary fraction and the journalists making journalistic investigation concerning pricing at centralized purchases will be invited.
The head of the government reported that she made such decision in connection with difference detection in the prices when purchasing, on results of its personal negotiations with producers, and also negotiations of the ministries and their purchases.
Yu. Tymoshenko specified that the preparation "Tamiflu" as a result of her negotiations and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Pyotr POROSHENKO was bought at the price, below, than it was made prior to the beginning of epidemic, and also medical ventilators now were bought at the price three times below, than in previous years.
"Such commission will be created from now on by my order, and I don't envy those officials where they wouldn't be - in this government which I head, or in the previous governments. If only it is established though one fact that the medical equipment and medicines with kickbacks and unclear margins buy, I will personally initiate initiation of criminal cases, the most rigid investigation, and these people fully according to current laws of Ukraine" will answer, - the prime minister declared.
BB.TYMOSHENKO added that while there are no confirmations on violation by the Minister of Health Vasily KNYAZEVICH of price policy. "While we won't lift price policy, we won't develop completely all prices of producers, we won't verify with that was bought by the previous government in 2007, these ministers in 2008 and 2009, I while can't draw conclusions. While I can simply compare these prices at which we buy today the medical equipment and medicines about which I personally agreed with producers, to those prices which were in previous years", - she explained.