On Thursday I took place a press - conference of the head of the Nikolaev regional state administration Alexey Garkusha.
The governor sounded the main economic results of work of area in the first half of 2008. So, positive dynamics was outlined in the Nikolaev shipbuilding: the production gain for half a year made 138 percent. However, the head of area urged not to be under a delusion with this figure as growth is started almost from scratch.
Alexey Garkusha noted progress of the Nikolaev landowners. 2,6 million tons grain are already collected and a winter colza, is planned to gather additionally 300 thousand more tons of corn and the krupyanykh of cultures. Against a last year's crop failure of figure simply fantastic.
For a year of work of Alexey Garkusha on a post of the governor debts on a salary in area were cut by half - to 12 million hryvnias. The regional power is faced by a task - until the end of the year to satisfy debts completely.
Alexey Garkusha commented on Victor Yushchenko's decision to dismiss three heads of regions of area - Nikolaev, Vradiyevsky and Kazankovsky. According to the governor, it is a natural result of work of these heads as in these areas for a long time not everything is safe. Especially sadly to the governor for the Nikolaev area. According to him, Roman Chukhnov simply withdrew from management.
Then an elements subject in the Western Ukraine concerned. The Nikolaev area won't stand aside from this trouble, the governor assured. In a natural disaster area the Nikolaev rescuers already work, and on August 4 to Ivano - the Frankovsky area will be sent by 500 tons of grain - on 20-30 tons from each area, there will carry cement and slate.
Alexey Garkusha also reported that in the Nikolaev area inflow of foreign investments is expected. The earth under construction in Zhovtnevy and Snigirevsky areas of two vegetable-processing combines with a full cycle of production - from landing of seeds before sale of a ready-made product is taken already away. According to the governor, investments will go for construction from several countries of Europe, including - from Italy. Besides, in Snigirevshchina plan to construct oil refinery.