Kharkiv hosted a delegation of Canadian Embassy. Foreign delegates came to get acquainted with the principles of work of city government and adopt experience, Kharkiv izvestia informs (UK).
Because according to the recent municipal poll, conducted in 22 regional centers, in which participated nearly 20 000 respondents, funded by the Canadian Government, Kharkivens approve the work of the mayor Gennady Kernes, and appreciate the level of service provided by the government.
The mission of the delegation is to learn personally about the directions of the Kharkiv leadership.
Ann Mattson Gauss, Political Counselor of the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine noted: “After the publication of the survey results it was very important to come and personally see it, talk to the citizens. After all, according to the results, Kharkivens are very satisfied with the services of the city government. And it’s true. Your city is incredibly beautiful, clean, with wonderful parks, and Kharkivens are really proud of it.”
The first deputy mayor of Kharkiv, Igor Terekhov told representatives of the Canadian delegation about work of city authorities and shared plans for the implementation of global projects for a city as subway construction, a complex for recycling of sludge and waste processing plant – the first in Ukraine.
“We will show the whole Ukraine how correctly to recycle rubbish, how to produce landfill gas and convert it into cheap energy. In addition, we pay great attention to the reconstruction of the city squares. We reconstruct completely central Shevchenko garden and a zoo. Because Kharkivens want to see a whole new zoo,” said Igor Terekhov.
Ann Mattson Gauss added: “We will come again to admire the amazing Kharkiv and to share your progress.”
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