President Poroshenko signed the law that allows the establishment of educational institutions by religious organizations
President Petro Poroshonko signed the law adopted on June 2 by the Ukrainian Parliament “On amendments to some laws of Ukraine regulating the establishment of educational institutions by religious organizations”.
It entitles the religious organizations, whose regulations (provisions) have been registered according to established procedure, to establish educational institutions (primary, secondary, after-school, vocational and higher institutions).
The respective draft bill has been registered under No. 1447. It was drawn up by the MPs of the Popular Front faction: Pavlo Unguryan, Lilia Hrynevych and Victor Yelenskyy. According to the parliament website, the bill was supported by 237 deputies.