World Bank Group president to arrive in Ukraine on Nov 12
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will pay a two-day visit to Kyiv on Sunday to discuss the reform agenda in Ukraine, to confirm support for the World Bank in order to accelerate economic growth, according to a press release from the WB office in Ukraine.
According to the report, Kim will meet with President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, other members of the government, representatives of civil society, leaders of the private sector, as well as MPs. They will discuss ways to accelerate reforms in the fields of agriculture, health, pensions, energy, the banking sector and the fight against corruption in Ukraine.
Together with premier Groysman, Kim will take part in the special event "Ukraine: Innovations and Opportunities." During this event, which will unite young people, businessmen and leaders of public opinion, the innovations and prospects that modern Ukraine can offer, as well as how to better prepare people for the professions of the future will be discussed.
As reported, the World Bank recently approved the concept of partnership with Ukraine for 2017-2021, which will support the country's efforts to achieve sustainable economic recovery.