ODESSA, JUNE 3rd, 2015, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE — In the Odessa City Hall, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Andriy Pivovarsky and Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania Evaldas Gustas have discussed prospects of cooperation between the two countries, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.
Information Department of Odessa City Council noted today, June 3.
According to the information, XVI meeting of the Ukrainian-Lithuanian commission on trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation was held June 2 at the Odessa City Hall. Ukrainian delegation was headed by Chairman of the Ukrainian part of the commission, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Andriy Pivovarsky. Lithuanian delegation was led by Chairman of the Lithuanian part of the Commission, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania Evaldas Gustas.
Welcoming the participants of the meeting, the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov wished them fruitful work: “I want to thank you for your choice of Odessa as a platform for the meeting of the intergovernmental commission. I am confident that today will give a new start to our partnership with Klaipeda.”
During the meeting the sides discussed issues of bilateral industry, trade, economic and investment cooperation. They also discussed issues of cooperation in the field of transport, energy, customs, agriculture, in the creation of information systems and cyber security.
After the meeting, the sides signed a protocol XVI session of the intergovernmental Ukrainian-Lithuanian commission on trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation.
Also, a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Odessa branch of the state enterprise “The administration of the seaports of Ukraine” and state enterprise “The administration of the sea port of Klaipeda”, the Republic of Lithuania was signed.
A memorandum was signed by Acting Head of administration of the Odessa sea port Igor Morilev on the Ukrainian side, and Director for Economics and Finance of the state enterprise “The administration of the state seaport of Klaipeda” Martynas Armonaitis on the Lithuanian side.