April 20, 2024 3:20 am
Pritzker’s Travel to Moldova, Ukraine, and Romania as Special Representative for Ukraine’s Economic Recovery

In her recent trip to Eastern Europe, Special Representative for Ukraine’s Economic Recovery Penny Pritzker visited three different countries: Chișinău, Moldova, Lviv, Ukraine and Bucharest, Romania. In Chișinău, she met with President Maia Sandu and Prime Minister Dorin Recean as well as private sector representatives to discuss U.S.-Moldovan cooperation on Ukraine’s economic recovery and regional economic integration. They also talked about Moldova’s potential role as a launching pad for Ukraine’s recovery that could benefit both countries.

In Lviv, Ukraine on April 2, Special Representative Pritzker focused on Ukraine’s thriving IT sector and ways to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship to strengthen economic bonds. She also highlighted the importance of community-driven recovery efforts across the country, meeting with Mayor of Lviv Andriy Sadovyi, technology entrepreneurs and business representatives.

Finally, on April 3, she will travel to Bucharest, Romania to meet with Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu and government ministers as well as private sector leaders. Discussions will revolve around Romania’s contributions to regional cooperation including emergency energy assistance to Ukraine and the long-term benefits of infrastructure investments for both Romania and Ukraine. She will also visit the RomExpo Refugee Center where she will speak with Ukrainian refugees about their experiences and the role they will play in Ukraine’s recovery.

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