Pursuant to the agreements reached during the conversation between President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, a phone conversation took place between Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva and Minister of Transport and Communications of the State of Qatar Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti.
The interlocutors discussed the issues of further high-level contacts, as well as trade, economic and investment cooperation between the two countries. Particular attention was paid to the practical implementation of promising investment projects in Ukraine in the field of agriculture, transport and medical infrastructure.
"The total trade turnover between the countries in 2019 amounted to a record 90 million US dollars - the largest figure since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the countries," Ihor Zhovkva said, emphasizing the positive dynamics of bilateral relations.
The Deputy Head of the Office of the President stressed that the Ukrainian party was interested in completing the preparations for signing an agreement with the winner of the concession tender for the port of Olbia - QTerminals - after lifting quarantine restrictions imposed in Ukraine and Qatar due to the coronavirus pandemic.