The president of the Verkhovna Rada, Ruslan Stefanchuk, signed a law providing for the allocation of 8 billion UAH from the Ukrainian state budget for 2021 in order to pay 1,000 UAH to every Ukrainian fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the parliament’s website.
Currently, the legislative act has been sent for signature to President Volodymyr Zelensky.
The law provides for an additional increase of UAH 5 billion in the expenditure of the general fund of the state budget under the new budget program “The provision of assistance under the eSupport program”.
It also increases by 2.2 billion UAH the expenditure of the general fund of the state budget under the budgetary program “Measures related to the fight against the acute respiratory disease COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and its consequences ”.
These expenses must be covered at the expense of 10.2 billion UAH of value added tax revenue from goods imported into the customs territory of Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada passed the law on December 2, 2021.
The eSupport program, initiated by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, will be launched on December 19 and will continue next year. Under the program, citizens will be able to receive state aid in the amount of 1000 UAH.
Using these funds, they can buy a subscription for the gym or fitness club, visit a cinema, theater, museum, concert hall, buy tickets to travel within the country or buy tickets. books.
Those eligible for the program are adult citizens fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and having a corresponding certificate in the Diia application.