The Verkhovna Rada adopted the Law "About modification of the Law of Ukraine "About the state budget of Ukraine for 2009".
As the correspondent of the UNIAN reports, 401 of 444 People's Deputies registered in a sessional hall voted for this decision.
The deputy minister of finance Vladimir MATVIYCHUK reported that this law is provided to increase by 1 billion UAH of means of reserve fund of the state budget for the purpose of the direction them on prevention and treatment of patients by flu.
According to him, these means are provided for acquisition of drugs and medical preparations, acquisition of medical equipment of the Ukrainian producers, in particular devices for artificial ventilation of lungs.
He appealed to the chairman of BP Vladimir LITVIN and the President of Ukraine Victor YUSHCHENKO as soon as possible to sign this law after acceptance it parliament.
By the law it is provided that Ministry of Health becomes the manager of these means.
Exactly round a question concerning the manager of means the greatest discussion in a sessional hall was developed.
BYuT fraction insisted on that the Cabinet of Ukraine was the manager of means, but fractions of Party of Regions and KPU insisted on that not government, and Ministry of Health and authorities on places was the manager of these means.
The decision was as a result made that the manager of means is Ministry of Health.
Within discussion the head of Ministry of Health Vasily KNYAZEVICH let know that the government has to become the manager of these means. On it the People's Deputy from KPU Adam MARTYNYUK declared that the parliament for the first time meets "the unique minister who doesn't want money". According to him, usually ministers insist on that for requirements of their ministry financing was increased.