Zelensky meets with IMF representatives to discuss further cooperation and reforms in Ukraine.

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with Assistant Director of the IMF European Department Julie Kozack and Head of the IMF Mission to Ukraine Ron van Rooden on Friday evening, the president’s press service reported.

"President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with Assistant Director at the International Monetary Fund European Department Julie Kozack and Head of the IMF Mission to Ukraine Ron van Rooden," the report reads.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the IMF's support program for the ambitious agenda of reforms in Ukraine implemented by the president of Ukraine and the Ukrainian government and aimed at maintaining macroeconomic stability and economic growth.

Zelensky emphasized that the newly elected Verkhovna Rada had adopted a series of laws aimed at reforming the financial sector, economic de-shadowing and real fight against corruption in less than a month.

"I assure you of full support for structural reforms in the economy, independence of the National Bank and comprehensive investigation into abuses in the banking sector," the president said.

The parties also discussed the issue of further energy sector reforms and the situation on PrivatBank.

The president noted that further cooperation with the International Monetary Fund was an important element of increasing confidence of foreign investors and international partners in Ukraine.

The meeting was also attended by Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and Finance Minister Oksana Markarova.


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