Top Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov forecasts that Ukrtelecom OJSC will be privatized in 2008.

      According to an UNIAN correspondent, he claimed this to a press conference in the Cabinet of Ministers.

      M.Azarov forecasts that the receipts from the sale of Ukrtelecom may be equal with the annual plan of receipts from privatization in 2008.

      The draft state budget for the year 2008 stipulates that receipts from the privatization will make up 7 billion hryvnias.