President of Ukraine

President met with the President of the World Bank Group

14 November 2017 - 19:08

President met with the President of the World Bank Group

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with President of the World Bank Group Jim Yong Kim.

The parties discussed the implementation of structural reforms in Ukraine.

“We are decisive to continue reforms in Ukraine,” the Head of State assured.

The Ukrainian President informed the interlocutor on the implementation of the judicial reform, particularly the formation of the new composition of the Supreme Court and the creation of the Anti-Corruption Court.

Petro Poroshenko also noted that important laws regarding the education, pension and healthcare reforms had been adopted in autumn.

The parties paid special attention to the implementation of the healthcare reform in Ukraine, particularly its component on the development of medicine in rural areas with the use of telemedicine. The President of the World Bank Group praised the Ukrainian Parliament’s successful approval of the reform-oriented law on rural medicine.

Petro Poroshenko urged the President of the World Bank Group to take under his patronage the assistance in the implementation of the component of the healthcare reform to provide the rural population of Ukraine with the medical services of the proper level. Jim Yong Kim promised to do everything possible to financially and technically support the implementation of reforms in the medical and education sectors.

The President of the World Bank Group highly evaluated the implementation of reforms in Ukraine. “I am optimistic about the future of Ukraine,” he said.