President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a meeting with representatives of big businesses. The event was attended by the owners and top managers of the largest Ukrainian companies and business groups. The Head of State discussed the issue of assistance of big businesses in carrying out measures to counteract the spread of COVID-19 throughout Ukraine.
In particular, it was about assisting with the procurement and supply of large batches of tests, the necessary medical equipment, protective means and disinfectants.
The President stressed the important role that Ukrainian business leaders can and should play in the face of the unprecedented global challenges facing the country.
“Business must be socially responsible in difficult situations for the state. Ukrainians should feel protected when they go to public hospitals. And I insist on your help now. There is no critical situation in Ukraine now, and we hope that we will be able to get out of this period with dignity saving the health and life of Ukrainians,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
Businessmen agreed with the President's proposals and promised to provide all necessary assistance to the state in carrying out preventive measures to counteract the spread of coronavirus. The participants of the meeting assured that Ukraine is a space of strategic interests for the representatives of big business who plan to live and work here.