Saturday, July 19, 2008

Ukrainian Crimea, Great Britain discuss cooperation

Chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers Viktor Plakida and British Ambassador to Ukraine Leigh Turner discussed perspectives of cooperation in the resort-recreational sphere.

During a meeting, they also discussed cooperation in the energy and transport spheres, issues of the visa regime and development of interethnic relations on the peninsula.

Speaking about attraction of investments into the Crimean economy, the Crimean Council of Ministers Chairman paid attention to possibility of investing the funds into construction and reconstruction of highways, participation in modernization and expansion of the international airport Simferopol, and solving the issues of the water supply and the drainage system.