On 20 September 2012 a presentation of export, investment and educational potential of Volyn region took place at the Embassy of Ukraine in Latvia.
In particular, Riga was visited by the delegation of the Volyn Regional State Administration headed by Deputy Chairman Eduard Stoyev and representatives of business and higher education institutions of the region.
The purpose of the presentation was enhancing the development and intensification of Ukrainian-Latvian mutual economic cooperation as well as promoting the Volyn region of Ukraine.
Addressing the audience, Ambassador of Ukraine to Latvia Anatoliy Oliynyk said: "The prospects of enhancing economic and investment cooperation we see in the development of inter-regional relations… To fulfill the tasks set by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has been working to revitalize the economization of foreign policy that meets the strategic course of our State towards European integration".
During the event, representatives of the Regional State Administration presented the promising investment projects of the region. Latvian entrepreneurs were also acquainted with the steps of the Government of Ukraine aimed at improving the investment climate, provided answers to questions about doing business in Ukraine. Special attention was paid to the European integration of Ukraine, in particular, the benefits of signing and entry into force of the Association Agreement EU - Ukraine. Representatives of the Volyn leading companies had a chance not only to introduce promising areas of cooperation, but also to hold talks with Latvian businessmen.
The educational potential of Volyn state universities was presented at the forum. Fruitful talks with the technical and humanitarian universities of Latvia were held.
The presentation was attended by representatives of Riga and Jurmala city councils, Latvian Investment and Development Agency, the Chamber of Commerce in Latvia, the business community and the media. Head of Volyn delegation Eduard Stoyev gave interviews to the Latvian radio stations.