The fourth session of the Verkhovna Rada of the fifth convocation opened today.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, government members headed by Top Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, and lawmakers of three factions – the Party of Regions, CPU, and SPU, took part in the ceremonial opening of the session.

Besides, lawmakers of BYuT and Our Ukraine factions, which, in fact, transferred to the coalition, also take part in the session.

269 lawmakers registered in the session hall.