On January 23, 2018, a meeting of the Reform Committee of the Defence Ministry and the Armed Forces of Ukraine was held. During the meeting, Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak outlined the tasks of high priority.
“Among the tasks of high priority for the commanders and chiefs of all levels, of each command and control body is the fight against corruption and improvement of discipline, law and order in the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces of Ukraine”, – noted the Minister of Defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak and stressed the importance of practicing absolute intolerance towards corruption and bringing persons who committed corruption to responsibility.
“One of the high priority tasks of the General Staff, of command and control bodies of all levels as well as of the Military Service of Law and Order is to establish effective work with personnel regarding the strengthening of military discipline and maintaining statutory order”, – the Minister of Defence of Ukraine set the task.
“Improving the level of social protection of servicemen – is among our main tasks for 2018. I instruct the General Staff, the Main Apartment Usage Directorate of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to create respective conditions for service and comfortable accommodation of servicemen”, – emphasized General of the Army Stepan Poltorak.
The Minister of Defence of Ukraine instructed the General Staff, the Main Apartment Usage Directorate of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to make maximum efforts in the restoration and development of infrastructure in permanent dispositions of military units, first of all, of newly-constructed ones, for comfortable accommodation as well as for day-to-day activities and needs of the personnel, at training ranges and in training centers.
“Among the tasks of high priority for 2018 is also the construction of more than 180 residential compounds for contracted servicemen. It will increase the level of motivation for service”, - said Stepan Poltorak.