On Monday, December 22, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed among “KPMG – Ukraine” Ltd. and the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. The document was signed by Colonel General Stepan Poltorak, Minister of Defense of Ukraine, and Sergey Popov, Partner, Head of Tax and Legal, “KPMG – Ukraine” Ltd.
Head of defense ministry said: “Ministry of Defense is searching new and progressive forms of mutually profitable cooperation with business. World practice demonstrated the state-private sector partnership is the best form of joint investments. It was taken decision to invite KPMG – Ukraine for joint development of bill on state-private defense partnership”.
In his turn Sergey Popov said that to strengthen the defense capability it is important to have a favorable legislative environment that should create conditions for implementation of projects mutually beneficial for the state and the private investor. To implement the project it is planned to create working groups involving the best experts, including international expertise in the public-private partnership.
The photos published in this article were rendered by the Press and Information Department of Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense.