: Canada's PM to visit Ukraine on July 9-11

18:36 Jun. 20, 2016

Canada's PM to visit Ukraine on July 9-11

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (UNIAN Photo)

Both countries set to ink free trade deal

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to arrive in Ukraine on 9-11 July.

This was reported by the press-service of Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko.

In the nearest future Ukraine and Canada will sign the free trade deal, according to Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.

He also said that on June 20 the first Canada-Ukraine Business Forum kicks off in Toronto which will feature Ukraine's First Deputy Prime Minister, Economic Development and Trade Minister Stepan Kubiv.

The Business Forum will focus on four key sectors which include Information and Communications Technologies, Agriculture and Food, Infrastructure and Logistics, and Energy Efficiency and Renewables. Justin Trudeau will also attend the Canada-Ukraine Business Forum on the eve of signing the free trade agreement.

"Canada has always been one of the main strategic partners of Ukraine. Our countries are to ink the free trade pact soon", Groysman wrote on Facebook.

Read also Ukraine moves a step closer to no-visa travel to Canada?

According to him, the Ukrainian government is interested in Canadian investments. Earlier, media reported that Canadian investors were interested in infrastructure projects in Ukraine.

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