Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal discussed the steps for implementing a joint four-year program worth $15.6 billion with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission in Ukraine. He announced this on Telegram on October 2nd.
"It's the first visit of the IMF mission to Ukraine in over three years. We discussed the necessary steps for implementing the four-year program with the Fund worth $15.6 billion... We are working together with our partners to strengthen the economic stability of our state", - wrote Shmyhal.
According to him, Ukraine is closely cooperating with its partners on reform implementation and continues efforts to develop the economy.
"I talked about our main directions, including attracting investments, supporting small and medium-sized businesses, and public-private partnerships. We discussed our joint work within the Multilateral Donor Coordination Platform. I informed the mission about Ukraine's needs to cover the budget deficit and separately about the requirements for reconstruction", - the Prime Minister noted.
As reported, on October 1st, a delegation from the IMF headed by the Deputy Director of the European Department arrived in Ukraine.