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Poroshenko sums up results of World Economic Forum in Davos

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine’s President named a number of meetings that he managed to hold during the forum
23:21, 26 January 2018

 

Presidential Administration press office

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko positively assessed a number of bilateral meetings held on January 24-26 within the frameworks of the World Economic Forum in Davos. This was reported by the president’s press service.

"About forum in Davos, I could say one phrase - everything was very good," he said during a briefing concerning his participation in the forum.

The President said detailed consultations with partners in international financial organizations were very constructive. According to him, positions were formed regarding the arrival of experts and determined what steps remained to receive the next tranche.

The President reminded that several meetings took place, in particular with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, her deputy David Lipton, and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.

In addition, a meeting was held in the Ukrainian House in Davos with the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti.

"Speaking about practical steps, I asked President Chakrabarti that in 2018 we pay more attention to the private sector, so that more EBRD crediting goes to the private and municipal sectors, because joint investments and lending allow to increase investment transparency, taking into account decentralization,” the president said.

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The President thanked EU representative Hugues Mingarelli for the positive assessment of the results of the decentralization reform.

President also met with the Presidents of Poland and Lithuania, the Prime Ministers of Croatia and Great Britain, the leaders of the Baltic and Balkan countries. Poroshenko held meetings with a number of leading investors who are going to come to Ukraine - to the port and road infrastructure, food and processing industry, energy efficiency and the like.

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As it was reported earlier the 48th World Economic Forum opened in Davos with the topic ‘Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World’. Davos was to accept 2,500 guests from more than 100 countries of the world: representatives from business, political leaders, heads of the international organization, journalists and representatives of the civil society.

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