Government to reduce number of its secretariat employees by 50%

Print version
Dec. 17, 2010, 6:47 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
The Cabinet of Ministers will reduce the number of the employees of its secretariat by 50%. This is stipulated in government resolution No. 1124 of December 10, 2010.

As reported, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on December 9, 2010 issued a decree on the optimization of the system of executive government agencies, which foresees the reorganization of most ministries and agencies. According to the decree, the number of ministries was reduced from 20 to 16. The number of cabinet employees (1,174 people at present) is to be more than halved.
The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.
comments powered by Disqus


© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.