Today European Business Association held a traditional Committee Chairs gathering. This time state secretaries of the Ministries became special quests of our meeting, in particular, Oleksii Perevezentsev, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade; Yevhen Kapinus, Ministry of Finance; Hennadii Dmytrenko, Ministry of Ecology of Ukraine; Yuliya Pidkomorna, Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry.
Institute of state secretaries is an innovative approach in the Ukrainian ministries. Among the main responsibilities of state secretaries – coordination of the Ministry’s office and personnel issues, such as recruitment and dismissal of state workers and other employees of the Ministry. We were pleased to hear firsthand about the organization of inner work in the Ministry.
Moreover, EBA representatives managed to raise a number of issues and provide a number of proposals, in particular, concerning introduction of cash registers, creation of Financial Investigations Service, issues of sanitary-epidemiological control, problems of customs control, marking of cosmetics and detergents, waste management, certain issues of document flow – act of provided services, new VAT invoice form.
We sincerely thank our Committee Chairs for a visit and state secretaries for openness and exciting conversation!