On February 14, Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk and his deputy for European integration affairs Yuriy Butsa met Vice President of the World Bank Cyril Muller and Director of the World Bank for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova Sata Kahkonen.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the implementation of structural reforms in Ukraine and cooperation between Ukraine and the World Bank.
The World Bank representatives positively mentioned progress achieved in the implementation of the key reforms in Ukraine. They also confirmed that the World Bank will continue its advisory support regarding the implementation of the pension reform and the healthcare reform.
Cyril Muller also said that the World Bank supports the reform of the corporate management in state-owned banks in Ukraine, the establishment of the land market as well as the reform in the energy sector and will continue to assistant their implementation.
Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk said that the World Bank’s engagement in the reform process is important for Ukraine in regard to the modernization of the Ukrainian economy. He also mentioned positive results achieved by the joint projects of Ukraine and the World Bank which contribute to the enhancement of Ukraine’s financial system and to the creation of new jobs in Ukraine.