Ukraine asking Israel to share technological experience

Ukraine’s Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and Israeli President Isaac Herzog met in Kyiv to discuss cooperation in trade, science, technology and medicine.

Shmyhal told about the projects to create and upgrade irrigation systems in southern Ukraine and invited Israeli companies to take part in their implementation.

Science and technology is one of the promising areas of cooperation between the two countries, the prime minister said. Also, Ukraine is keen on sharing experience and to study the Israeli government’s support for the development of new technologies, commercialization of scientific research, creation of startups, and encouragement of investment in scientific research, he said.

“We are also interested in broadening our cooperation on information and latest technologies and implementing joint promising projects in this sphere,” Shmyhal said.

With regard to medical and pharmaceutical cooperation, he said: “Given the significant experience gained by Israel in this sphere, Ukraine is interested in sharing information on psychological rehabilitation of war veterans and combatants, introducing cooperation in the sphere of providing the disabled with rehabilitation services.”

For his part, Herzog reaffirmed his readiness to cooperate on new technologies, adding that the new government of Israel is ready to intensify cooperation with Ukraine in a variety of sectors.

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