Poroshenko calls on EBRD to double funding for projects in Ukraine

Poroshenko calls on EBRD to double funding for projects in Ukraine

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti.

This was reported by the press service of the head of state on Thursday, May 24.

"We have a great history of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU. The Beskyd tunnel has been opened – it is the largest infrastructure project in Ukraine, implemented with the help of international partners, including the EBRD. I am sure that every year we can jointly implement a number of major projects in different spheres," the Ukrainian president said.

The parties discussed the state and prospects of Ukraine-EBRD partnership development. The head of state called on the president of the EBRD to double the funding of the projects and expand the scope of their implementation in Ukraine.

The presidents paid special attention to the implementation of reforms in the banking, energy and energy efficiency sectors.

The interlocutors noted that the meeting of the National Investment Council to be held on May 25 should be an important event for presenting the results of the reforms to foreign investors and attracting investments for Ukraine's economic development.

The president of the EBRD expressed willingness to continue supporting Ukraine on the way of implementation of structural reforms in the economy.

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