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KIEV, June 9. /TASS/. Kiev will spend more than $120 million on the restoration of social and utilities infrastructures in Donbass under a law President Pyotr Poroshenko signed on Thursday.
"We’ve done everything in our powers to raise $120 million for the local budgets of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The money will be used for the prompt financing of Donbass restoration," the presidential press-service quotes Poroshenko as saying.
First and foremost the disbursed funds will be used to repair 21 schools, build and repair 232 outpatient clinics and 29 childcare centers.
"The overall value of projects for repairing and upgrading social facilities will exceed $40 million. Considerable attention will be paid to water supply infrastructures and sewage systems. Funds for 113 such facilities have been reserved," the presidential staff said.
In the Lugansk Region, 60 kilometers of roads will be laid and six bridges will be designed, repaired and restored.
"Funds have been reserved for resuming the operation of the regional Ukrainian music and drama theater," the press-service said.
In the context of restoring Donbass Poroshenko, as his staff said, "recalled plans for creating a fund of Ukraine’s international partners that would help raise extra financial resources."