In the framework of the working visit to France on Wednesday, May 13, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited the headquarters of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and met with Secretary-General Jose Angel Gurria.
The Prime Minister discussed with the OECD Secretary General promising directions of cooperation under recently signed Memorandum of cooperation. Notably, it concerns OECD assistance to attract investors into the Ukrainian economy, with the view to the large-scale privatization announced by the Government of Ukraine. Another important issue is curbing corruption, also through internship and training for the specialists to investigate tax crimes and facts of money laundering.
The Ukrainian Prime Minister noted the principled stance of the OECD, which brings together the most economically powerful world nations, in termination of cooperation with the Russian Federation through an aggressive policy of the Kremlin in Ukraine.
It is expected that on June 16 the OECD will host a day of Ukraine, during which member states of the Organization shall tackle new joint projects to support Ukraine.
At the end of the visit to the OECD headquarters Arseniy Yatsenyuk signed the Book of honorary guests of the Organization.