President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a working visit to the Zaporizhzhia region. The Head of State got himself acquainted with the operational situation in the Sea of Azov.
The President also examined the territory of the Berdyansk Sea Commercial Port. It is planned to create infrastructure facilities there for the "East" naval base of the Ukrainian Naval Forces, which is now located in Mykolaiv.
“It's very important to have our ships here. We protect our ports, our trade this way. It is a direct aid to the economy,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
The President was informed that all construction works are planned for 2020-2021.