Today, November 22, the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Serhiy Marchenko met with the newly appointed Vice President of the European Bank for and Reconstruction and Development for Policy and Partnership Mark Bowman.
The meeting was also attended by Deputy Minister of Finance Oleksandr Kava, Deputy Director of the EBRD Board of Directors from Ukraine Artem Shevalyov, EBRD Vice President Alan Piu and EBRD Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus Matteo Patrone.
The parties discussed Ukraine’s cooperation with international financial organizations, including the IMF and the World Bank, the current state of implementation of projects supported by the EBRD in Ukraine, and prospects for further cooperation.
Serhiy Marchenko thanked the bank’s representatives for effective joint work and added that the EBRD is one of Ukraine’s key partners.
“As of November, we are successfully implementing 8 EBRD projects worth EUR 1.68 billion. The Bank’s loan funds are an opportunity to implement important projects in Ukraine. We are still interested in strengthening cooperation in the country’s priority areas – infrastructure and energy” – said Serhiy Marchenko.