According to Ukrinform, the head of government said this in a post on Twitter.
"My congratulations to Roberto Metsola on her election as President of the European Parliament. We believe that cooperation between Ukraine and the European Parliament will be further developing and be equally fruitful," Shmyhal said.
He wished Metsola success in her work for the benefit of the whole of Europe.
Former European Parliament President David Sassoli died in hospital on January 11.
The European Parliament on January 18 elected its new head to replace Sassoli. Some 458 MEPs supported Malta's Roberta Metsola in the first round of voting.
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