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On Sunday, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy convened a traditional meeting of the representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers and the main state agencies responsible for measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection.

A cargo aircraft of SCAT Airlines has landed at the Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv) delivering another batch of medical supplies from Xiamen needed to combat the spread of coronavirus.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on entrepreneurs not to dismiss people in quarantine conditions, as state programs will be developed soon to support citizens and businesses affected by restrictive measures introduced due to the spread of coronavirus.

Ukraine expects to expand the program of cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy at a meeting with the deputy faction "Servant of the People" ensured the support of the bill on the circulation of agricultural land subject to the refusal of a sale of a state-owned land and a reduction of concentration for one person.

Among the priority bills to be considered by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine at an extraordinary plenary session on Monday, March 30, are the amendments to the state budget for 2020 aimed to combat the spread of coronavirus disease, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

Before the extraordinary session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with the heads of the parliamentary factions "Servant of the People", "Batkivshchyna", "Opposition Platform - For Life", "Voice" and "European Solidarity", as well as deputy groups "For the Future" and "Trust".

The Presidents agreed on the further coordination of efforts and assistance in overcoming the coronavirus pandemic and its impact.

The parties stressed the importance of international coordination of efforts to combat coronavirus and prevent its negative impact. The need to provide social assistance to the population and support national economies was particularly emphasized.

The implementation of the Great Construction project must be continued, but with the observance of all measures of workers' safety given the quarantine aimed to combat the spread of coronavirus, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed.