Iryna Vereshchuk has been officially nominated for the Kyiv mayor post / Photo from UNIAN

The Kyiv-based organization of the Servant of the People Party has officially nominated Iryna Vereshchuk as a candidate for the Kyiv mayor post.

The organization has also decided on the candidates for members of the Kyiv City Council at the local elections scheduled for October 25, an UNIAN correspondent reports.

Read alsoUkraine's ruling party decides on candidate for Kyiv mayor postIn particular, Yevheniia Kuleba, public activist and wife of Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, has topped the list of candidates from Servant of the People Party.

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Speaking to the audience, Vereshchuk presented 10 priority steps to solve the problems of the capital city. These are waste recycling, reducing traffic jams, raising the level of social protection, resuming the social housing construction, providing Kyiv residents with high-quality housing and public utility services and public transportation, as well as solving problems with illegal buildings and construction scams.

Ukraine 2020 local elections in brief

  • The Central Election Commission has officially scheduled the 2020 local elections in Ukraine for October 25.
  • On September 5, preparations for the local polls, which are scheduled for October 25, began in Ukraine.