Relations between Ukraine and Moldova demonstrate good and positive dynamics that is why both countries must shape their present and future basing on development of the inherent capabilities. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said during Moldova Business Week 2017 Forum. The event is taking place in the capital of Moldova – Chișinău, where the Head of Government of Ukraine stays with a working visit today, October 6. The forum is held with the participation of Prime Minister of Moldova Pavel Filip.
The Head of Government of Ukraine stressed that it was a great honor for him to visit Moldova, to acknowledge the growth of mutual trade by more than 30% and to offer new opportunities for cooperation. Volodymyr Groysman highlighted that both countries fulfill a large amount of tasks, before everything else within the framework of integration with the EU. It is about harmonization of national legislation and simplifying conditions for doing small and medium-sized businesses, improving the investment climate, rehabilitating the financial and banking system, ensuring transparency of public procurement and tenders, developing new modern sectors of the economy and increasing added value in traditional sectors.
“In unity lies our strength,” said Volodymyr Groysman. “Ukraine has moved on to the stage of development, we demonstrate economic growth, understand the lines of development. All sectors of the economy are showing positive trend.”
He noted that the chosen path to overhaul the country yeilds its result. Ukraine is changing, introducing new solutions, implementing large-scale reforms. “We are on the verge of large-scale decisions. And I would like to urge us to plan our present and future basing on inherent capabilities of our countries. Ukraine is a friend of Moldova. Our common future is in a large European family,” the Head of Government of Ukraine said.
In turn, the Head of the Government of Moldova emphasized that the dialogue between the countries is at a high level and Ukraine remains among a particularly important trade partners for Moldova. "Our countries are developing projects within the scope of the partnership and are exerting every effort to eliminate the obstacles," said Pavel Filip.
During the talks, the participants of the forum raised a number of issues of mutual cooperation, in particular in the environmental, energy and transport spheres. In this context, Volodymyr Groysman stressed that Kyiv and Chișinău are working on the liberalization of air and land communications between Ukraine and Moldova. The work on introducing joint control at the Ukraine – Moldova border crossing points at the border is underway.