Prime Minister of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych has ordered the economic block of the government, headed by Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, to prepare public hearing on the Country’s Development Strategy for the period till the year 2011.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, Victor Yanukovych ordered this at the government’s session today.

“Our work on preparing the Country’s Development Strategy till 2011 is nearing completion. The Finance Ministry and the whole economic block must join this work and elaborate a system of public hearings, with invlolving the deputies’ corps”, Victor Yanukovych said.

The Prime Minister also ordered the economic block of the government to involve NGOs, political parties, and international consultants in discussing the Strategy.

 According to him, experts from Finland, Singapore, Austria, other European countries are the most interesting.

The Prime Minister proposed to follow the example of the countries, which develop due to reforms. “These countries develop more successfully. We are not satisfied with the European growth of economics at 3%, we need to have not less than 7-8% of growth – then we will be able to upgrade living standards and achieve the world level”, the head of the government is convinced.

According to Victor Yanukovych, the Country’s Development Strategy till 2011 is an important step – “a step to future”. “We should involve everybody, who is ready to stand beside, and follow the way of a stable and gradual development of Ukraine”, he emphasized.