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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to visit Estonia next week

22.11.2019

Next Tuesday the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will arrive in Estonia on an official visit, during which he will meet with President Kersti Kaljulaid, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas. The heads of state will also attend the Digital Society Sandbox event organised by the two countries.

Digital Society Sandbox brings together digital society enthusiasts from Estonia and Ukraine. As part of the event, ministers of both countries that deal with digital issues will sign a cooperation memorandum that is to serve as the foundation for common practical activities.

The Ukrainian head of state, accompanied by his Estonian colleague and Commander of the Defence Forces, Martin Herem, will inspect the military field hospital developed as a result of cooperation between the Defence Forces and the defence industry. This is the best frontline hospital solution and it can be deployed in just one hour. In the course of his one-day visit President Zelensky will also view the e-Estonia Showroom and lay a wreath at the foot of the Monument to the War of Independence, and proceed to meet with representatives of the Ukrainian community of Estonia. In the evening President Kersti Kaljulaid and Georgi-Rene Maksimovski will host a banquet at the Estonian National Opera in honor of the Ukrainian head of state.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will be accompanied on his visit by his spouse Olena Zelenska, Deputy Prime Minister for Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko, Defence Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk, Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Krykliy and Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Tymofiy Mylovanov.

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