On 07 February 2011 H.E. Mr. Ihor DOLHOV, Ambassador of Ukraine to Belgium paid a working visit to Antwerp. During the visit Ambassador met with Mrs. Cathy BERX, Governor of the Province of Antwerp, Mr. Luc LUWEL, Managing Director of Chamber of Commerce & Industry Antwerpen-Waasland and visited the Port of Antwerp. Ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Christian STOOP, Honorary Consul of Ukraine in the province of Antwerp, East & West Flanders.
In the framework of the visit the current state and further perspectives of development cooperation between the Province of Antwerp and the Capital and regions of Ukraine, in particular with Kyiv CCI and Odessa region were discussed. The Belgian Side expressed its interest in establishing contacts also with other regions of Ukraine. Ambassador received an invitation to the Conference that is to be held in October this year with assistance of Antwerp CCI with the aim to present the possibilities and economic potential of Ukraine.
As a result the high level of preparation of cooperation was highlighted as well as the mutual interest in further development of relations.