Ukraine is ready to start spurring its economy and is interested in deepening international cooperation.
This was announced by Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal during a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic to Ukraine Davide La Cecilia and a delegation of representatives of Italian companies operating in Ukraine.
The Head of Government thanked the participants for creating and preserving jobs.
"After the quarantine is over, we expect to hold a meeting of the Ukrainian-Italian Council for Economic Cooperation and organize a joint business forum as part of the visit of Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte to Ukraine this year," said Denys Shmyhal.
The Ambassador of the Italian Republic to Ukraine Mr. Davide La Cecilia, in turn, added that Ukraine is of interest for investors.
"Italy is one of Ukraine's first commercial partners at the global and European level, and we have set a goal of increasing investment and deepening economic cooperation," said Mr. Davide La Cecilia.
The parties agreed to intensify cooperation in various areas of the economy, in particular, in the development of energy, agribusiness and infrastructure.