Monday, 13 September 2021
Deputy PM Mher Grigoryan receives Co-Chairs of Armenian-Ukrainian Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation
Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan received the Co-Chairs of the Armenian-Ukrainian Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation, Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Maryna Lazebna, who has arrived in Armenia to participate in the 8th sitting of the Commission, and Minister of Economy of Armenia Vahan Kerobyan. The meeting was also attended by Ambassador of Ukraine to Armenia Ivan Kuleba and Ambassador of Armenia to Ukraine Vladimir Karapetyan.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Deputy Prime Minister highlighted the organization of the sitting of the Armenian-Ukrainian Intergovernmental Commission from the point of view of the development of socio-economic relations between the two countries and the discovery of promising directions of cooperation. Mher Grigoryan noted that the trade and economic relations between Armenia and Ukraine have a great potential for development, for the realization of which the Government is ready to work with Ukrainian partners.
The Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine thanked for the reception and noted that she has arrived in Armenia accompanied by a large delegation to participate in the sitting of the Intergovernmental Commission. Marina Lazebna presented to the Deputy Prime Minister the main issues included in the agenda of the sitting of the Intergovernmental Commission, emphasizing that due to the work to be done in the sidelines of the sitting, the bilateral cooperation will be improved.
During the meeting, the Deputy Prime Minister also stressed the need to intensify contacts between business circles and present the advantages of the Armenian market to Ukrainian businesses.
The peculiarities of the social protection policy in both countries were touched upon, and exchange of experience in this field was also highlighted.
At the end of the meeting, the Deputy Prime Minister wished productive at the Intergovernmental Commission sitting.