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Kyiv expects to receive funds for restoration of damaged buildings, infrastructure from state budget

KYIV. May 5 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Kyiv expects to receive funds for the restoration of damaged buildings and infrastructure from the state budget, First Deputy Head of Kyiv City State Administration Mykola Povoroznyk said at a briefing on Thursday.

He said that more than 200 residential buildings were damaged in the capital, 30 kindergartens, 46 schools and more than 70 urban infrastructure facilities were destroyed.

"At the moment, we are completing the examination. Appropriate estimates are being developed to determine the amount of funding required for restoration. Our plans are to complete this work by the end of the year. There is a dialogue with the government on the allocation of funds from the state budget. We have prepared all the documents, we hope that the Cabinet of Ministers will allocate funds for the restoration of infrastructure at tomorrow’s meeting," Povoroznyk said.

He also noted that the city does not stand aside – funds will be allocated from the city budget.

"We also hope for patrons. The task is to do the work (restoration of housing and infrastructure) this year, on time and with high quality," he said.