Acting Head of the state Agency of highways of Ukraine ( "Ukravtodor" ) Slawomir Nowak said that the situation on Ukrainian roads is the same As in Poland 20 years ago, when there was no money for their maintenance And repair.
"After the first days of work in "Ukravtodor" I went with round eyes, but It only confirms what a great challenge for me. I would compare the current situation on the Ukrainian roads with the situation in Poland twenty years ago, when there was no money for maintenance, no money for road repairs, And Poland experienced a similar crisis, " according to the korrespondent. Net.
"However, I believe, And This is very important, without proper payment of the recovery and then maintenance of roads, you can forget about the economic development of the country ", - said the head of " Ukravtodor "." very, very little money is intended for the repair And maintenance of roads. It's actually a paltry sum. I compared it would have an annual budget of "Ukravtodor" with two or three months of the annual budget designed on the Polish roads. Of course, the situation is not comparable, because in Poland was an incredible chance to benefit from the support of the European Union. Ukraine, unfortunately, is not a member of the European Union, " concluded Novak. Slawomir Nowak, the former head of the Ministry of transport, construction And Maritime economy of Poland. Four times he was elected people's Deputy of the Polish Sejm. Responsible for transport plans And investment in preparing Poland for Euro 2012. In 2013 he resigned from-for scandal with undeclared precious hours. In October of this year was appointed head of the " Ukravtodor ". Received Ukrainian citizenship. As stated at the end of September, in the chart the quality of roads world economic forum (WEF) in Ukraine was on the 134-th place out of 138, losing to such countries As Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Chad And Iran.