The total volume of road destruction in Donetsk and Luhansk regions is almost 2,000 km, the restoration will require more than UAH 7 billion, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Kistion has said.
"For road restoration, we will need billions of hryvnias. This is about UAH 7 billion," he said in an interview with the Holos Ukrainy newspaper.
According to him, the railway facilities were also significantly affected as a result of fighting.
"More than 1,000 rail infrastructure objects in the ATO zone require recovery. In the current year we plan to begin rebuilding part of these objects in the territory controlled by Ukraine, which will require UAH 350 million," the official said.
He added due to the closure of the airspace over the ATO zone the aviation industry of Ukraine saw a shortage of hundreds of millions of hryvnias.
As reported, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Kistion is responsible for the issues of transport, postal services, transport safety, traffic management, the Chornobyl NPP exclusion zone and decommissioning the station, state administration in the field of radioactive waste treatment, nuclear energy safety.