The president of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko plans to visit in April of the current year Danube — the Black Sea channel opening in Odessa region.
About it in a course the press - to conference was reported by the chief of the Odessa regional management of transport Alexander Golokoz, transfers News agency Reporter.
He noted that works on the first stage of construction of the Danube — the Black Sea channel are almost complete: depth of the channel makes 5,5 m
"On the boat we there will be able to pass", - Alexander Golokoz emphasized.
According to him, fixed funds for construction were allocated by The Delta — the Pilot company.
Alexander Golokoz also reported that in 2008 the state planned to enclose in construction of the channel of 61 million UAH, and 35 million UAHwere allocated only
"The delta - the Pilot" in 2008 allocated much more funds", - he noted.
The chief of regional management of transport emphasized that in the current year the state didn't allocate any funds for channel construction; but there is a hope that with changes in the budget will bring as well changes on public financing.
Victor Yushchenko's arrival to Odessa region on opening of the Danube — the Black Sea channel is planned for the first of April.