The Government of Ukraine is committed to the policy on bringing positive changes in the development of the country and expresses gratitude to the World Bank for staunchest and consistent support of Kyiv on the path of fundamental transformations. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman in the course of the meeting with Cyril Muller, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia.
The Prime Minister stressed the Government's policy allowed to cement economic growth last year. That is why reforms in the area of decentralization, energy efficiency, health care, the pension system and other sectors will be continued.
The focus will be sent to deepening judicial reform, combating corruption and creating an anti-corruption court as a final system of anti-corruption bodies, reforming customs and tax authorities, large-scale privatization of state-owned enterprises, and reforming the agrarian sector. In this context, the Head of Government expressed his gratitude to the World Bank for comprehensive expert assistance on these issues.
"This year we concentrate on economic growth and implementation of reforms, and I thank the World Bank for introducing support programs for Ukraine," the Head of Government emphasized.
In turn, the World Bank Vice President underlined Prime Minister’s efforts were of utmost importance in pursuing of reforms. He stressed the Government policy allows to lay the foundations for further growth, and the World Bank stands ready to become a reliable partner of Ukraine on the way to achieve great economic goals and increase the welfare of Ukrainians.
"We drew up the agenda for cooperation and we are ready to support Ukraine," Cyril Muller stated.