Olga Magaletska met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic to Ukraine Mr. Davide La Cecilia

On June 12, 2020, the Head of the Office of the National Investment Council Olga Magaletska met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic to Ukraine Mr. Davide La Cecilia and the Head of the Economic and Commercial Office of the Embassy Ms. Eleonora Lopez.

The parties discussed issues of bilateral cooperation between our countries, the economic situation in both countries after the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as potential investment projects in Ukraine.

During the meeting special attention was paid to the issue of the attraction of Italian investments to Ukraine.

Olga Magaletska thanked H.E. Ambassador Davide La Cecilia for the meeting and comprehensive support of Ukraine, and noted that the Office of the National Investment Council, for its part, is ready to assist in attracting new investments to Ukraine, opening new Italian businesses and improving the business environment.

H.E. Ambassador Davide La Cecilia, for his part, underlined the importance of economic cooperation between Italy and Ukraine, paying particular attention to the system of small and medium-sized enterprises, which represent a significant part of the productive system in both countries. He recalled that Italy is one of Ukraine's first trading partners at the global and European level. The Ambassador stressed the importance of increasing investment and cooperation, especially in the areas of main common interest, namely agri-food, infrastructure, energy, digital industry and space.

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