On July 12, 2011 Ambassador of Ukraine to the Lebanese Republic Volodymyr Koval met with Minister of Finance of Lebanon Mohammad Safadi.
At the outset of the meeting, Vodymyr Koval congratulated the Lebanese Minister on his recent appointment to the post.
The interlocutors positively assessed the state of realization of understandings resulting from the first joint session of the Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Lebanese Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation, in which M.Safadi took part as Chairman of the Lebanese Side.
It was agreed to start preparation for the second session of the Commission which is to be held in autumn in Beirut.
During the meeting the two sides also discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to bilateral cooperation in the sphere of finance. The Ambassador informed the Lebanese Minister about steps taken by the Ukrainian government in order to improve the investment climate and secure stability in the financial and banking sector.