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A visit of Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman to the State of Israel kicked off
15.05.2017 | 08:21

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman accompanied by his wife began on Monday an official visit to the State of Israel.

During the visit, the Prime Minister will hold a series of talks with leaders of the state and business representatives. Among key topics of the negotiations are applying in Ukraine of the best practices of Israel in the agricultural production sector and reforming of the healthcare system, as well as the establishment of cooperation in high technologies sector.

In particular, during the visit the Head of Ukrainian Government is to meet with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, President of Israel Reuven Rivlin and Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein. Besides, Volodymyr Groysman shall meet with Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Israel Uri Ariel and attend the Agricultural Research Organization Volcani Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

In the course of the official visit it is planned to sign a number of bilateral documents, such as: Memorandum of cooperation between the ministries of healthcare of Ukraine and Israel, Memorandum on the statistical data exchange between customs administrations of Ukraine and the State of Israel, Joint Declaration between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Israel on cooperation in preventing emergency situations and eliminating their consequences, as well as Implementation Protocol to the Agreement between the Government of the State of Israel and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on the temporary employment of Ukrainian workers in specific labour market sectors in the State of Israel.

Moreover, the programme of the visit includes a meeting of the Prime Minister of Ukraine with the business community, the leadership of the Teva Learning Center and CEOs of leading Israeli biomedical engineering companies, as well as members of the Ukrainian community of Israel.


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