Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman on Friday met with Advisor to the Emir of Qatar for Cultural Affairs Dr. Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari.
The sides discussed practical measures of deepening cooperation between Ukraine and Qatar in various fields.
In particular, the Head of Government stressed that the bilateral trade turnover between the states does not match the potential of the countries and has to enhance.
Ukraine in the near future is expecting a delegation of business representatives from Qatar, and planning to discuss in particular the issues of expansion of investment opportunities.
During the meeting the parties also talked over the exchange of visits of Prime Ministers of the two countries aimed to enhance partnership between Ukraine and Qatar in trade, economic and financial spheres.
The Prime Minister thanked Qatar for its support in the UN framework during consideration of the Ukrainian issue, in particular a resolution "Territorial Integrity of Ukraine" adopted by the UN General Assembly on 27 March 2014, as well as "The Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol" adopted on 15 November 2016.
Focusing on cooperation between the two countries in the humanitarian sphere, in particular in the framework of UNESCO, the Ukrainian side expressed its readiness to consider the candidacy of the Qatari side to the post of the UNESCO Director-General. "Ukraine is responsibly considering Your candidacy given the high level of partnership relations between our countries", said Volodymyr Groysman.