Today, on November 19, Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babiš opened a Ukraine-Czechia Business Forum, which is being held in Kyiv as part of an official visit of the delegation of Czechia to Ukraine.
“Today we are welcoming over 300 representatives of Ukrainian and Czech businesses here. This fact demonstrates a strong interest to Ukraine. For our part, we will do everything to make business feeling comfortable in Ukraine, will create equal rules. We have already set up a Commission where the business can appeal when experiencing any problems or inconvenience,” stressed Oleksiy Honcharuk.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine assured the Czech business of the irreversibility of the European course of development of Ukraine, the harmonization of legislation and standards in line with European law.
“We understand that Ukraine is facing numerous challenges, in particular, the legacy of the Soviet Union. Among those are the restrictions on the sale of land, restrictions on capital movement, restrictions on the labor market – certain relations have remained at the level of the past century. But we are determined to work fast so that Ukraine aligns business standards with the European norms,” Oleksiy Honcharuk emphasized.
The Head of Government noted that establishing close cooperation is a key priority for the Government.
“We want you to treat the Ukrainian Government as a partner, because Ukraine of today is undergoing transformations. We are pursuing the reforms, we are not afraid of change, because when you fear, you have lost at the start, and just for me - it is a result-oriented action,” Oleksiy Honcharuk emphasized.