In the presence of Prime Ministers of Ukraine and Latvia Mykola Azarov and Valdis Dombrovskis was signed a Program of Economic Cooperation between Ukraine and the Republic of Latvia for 2012-2013 years. On the part of Ukrainian side the document was signed by Deputy Minister for Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Volodymyr Bandurov and on the part of Latvia - State secretary of the Ministry of Economy of Latvia Juris Puce.
"I am grateful to everyone who participated in the preparation of such a large document that defines our relationship for years" - Mykola Azarov said.
In turn, the Prime Minister of Latvia said that bilateral trade and economic relations are developing dynamically and have a high potential for their activation.
Mykola Azarov thanked Latvia for supporting Ukraine's European aspirations. He noted that the experience of rapid joining Latvia to the EU Ukraine is very useful: "We are interested in Latvia’s experience which quickly integrated into the EU".
During the visit of the Ukrainian delegation headed by the Head of Ukrainian Government to Latvia was signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the State Agency for Investment and management of national projects of Ukraine and the Latvian Investment and Development Agency. The document was signed on the part of Ukrainian side by deputy chairman of the State Agency for Investment and management of national projects in Ukraine Illya Shevlyak and on the part of Latvian side - Director of the Latvian Investment and Development Agency Andris Ozols.
In addition, the chairman of the State Agency for Science, Innovation and Informatization of Ukraine Volodymr Semynozhenko and Deputy State Secretary of Ministry of Education and Science Republic of Latvia Lauma Sika signed a cooperation program in science and technology between the State Agency for Science, Innovation and Informatization of Ukraine and Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia.
(text and photo - Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU)