Last week people's deputies worked at plenary meetings, parliamentary hearings, Committee meetings and took part in other events

MIL OSI – Source: Parliament of Ukraine –

Headline: Last week people’s deputies worked at plenary meetings, parliamentary hearings, Committee meetings and took part in other events

The leadership of the Verkhovna Rada of
Ukraine took part in some events.

On Monday, May 16, Chairperson of the
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii met with the members of the delegation
of the Polish-Ukrainian Friendship Group of the Sejm and the Senate of the
Republic of Poland led by its Chairperson Michal Dworczyk.

The Parties discussed a wide range of
issues touching bilateral cooperation at the parliamentary level, and deepening
of strategic partnership between Ukraine and the Republic of Poland.

Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of
Ukraine Andrii Parubii met with Head of the European Union Advisory Mission
Ukraine Kestutis Lancinskas.

The participants in the meeting exchanged
their opinion on the reformation of the law enforcement system of Ukraine.

First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna
Rada of Ukraine Iryna Heraschenko had a meeting with Chairman of CFA and former
Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Karel
Schwarzenberg.

First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna
Rada of Ukraine Iryna Heraschenko told the press about results of work of the
trilateral contact group and four subgroups on socioeconomic, political,
humanitarian and security affairs.

First Deputy Chairperson of Verkhovna Rada
of Ukraine Iryna Heraschenko hands out awards to servicewomen.

First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna
Rada of Ukraine Iryna Heraschenko took part in the opening in the Verkhovna
Rada premises of a two-day exhibition-presentation of resources of civil
society and international donor organizations cooperating with the Verkhovna
Rada of Ukraine, named “Information Fair – 2016.”

First Deputy Chairperson of Verkhovna Rada
of Ukraine Iryna Heraschenko, Chairperson of Verkhovna Rada Committee on
Foreign Affairs Hanna Hopko, representatives of USAID Program “RADA:
Responsible, Accountable and Democratic Assembly” hold news briefing dedicated
to opening of exhibition-presentation “Information Fair – 2016.”

On Day of Remembrance of the Victims of
Political Repressions, First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of
Ukraine Iryna Heraschenko took part in flower-laying ceremony at the Bykivnia Graves
National Historic Memorial.

On Monday, Deputy Chairperson of the
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Oksana Syroyid met with members of the delegation of
the Polish-Ukrainian Friendship Group of the Sejm and the Senate of the
Republic of Poland led by its Chairperson Michal Dworczyk.

On May 18 members of the Committee on
Budget had a meeting with representatives of the European Parliament’s
Committee on Budgetary Control with Chair of the Committee Ingeborg Grassle at
the head.

The Committee members at their meeting on
May 18 considered the draft law No.4542 on amendments to the Tax Code of
Ukraine concerning the exemption of pensions from taxation, submitted by the
Cabinet of Ministers.

Chairperson of Verkhovna Rada Committee on
Foreign Affairs Hanna Hopko meets with Peter Fischer, moderator of working
group on social and economic issues of Trilateral Contact Group, and Johannes
Regenbrecht, Special Envoy, Head of Ukraine Task Force in Federal Foreign
Office of Germany.

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine also hosted
other events.

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