In California, Zelensky meets with Ukrainians working at Silicon Valley companies

In California, Zelensky meets with Ukrainians working at Silicon Valley companies

PHOTOS04.09.2021 13:21

As part of his working visit to the United States, President Volodymyr Zelensky met with Ukrainian founders of startups and Ukrainians holding senior positions at major tech companies in Silicon Valley.

Ukrinform reports this with a reference to the President’s Office.

During the meeting, Zelensky spoke about his fruitful visit to the United States, top-level meetings and the presentation of the Transformation Plan of Ukraine.

“I see that there is interest. Now everyone wants to know the details. And we need people like you. I am very glad that you are successful in the United States. I would like you to have success in Ukraine as well,” he said, addressing those present at the meeting.

Zelensky also told about digitalization reform in Ukraine. According to him, the state is doing a lot of things so that it was interesting, convenient and profitable for startup founders to work in Ukraine. In particular, Ukraine approved a law on the Diia City special legal framework for those who work in the IT industry.

“We are ready to create conditions and provide help. We are creating digital infrastructure, introducing digital residency, and in general, we keep ahead of other countries in many areas where digital technologies are introduced,” the head of state said.

(C)UKRINFORM 2021

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