"Qatar and Ukraine are both interested in deepening the economic collaboration… President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. The sides substantively discussed the prospects for boosting bilateral trade and economic cooperation, primarily in the energy sector," the press release said.
The press service noted that special attention was devoted to bringing Ukrainian companies on board with Qatar’s large-scale infrastructure projects. The emir accepted the invitation of the Ukrainian president to visit Kiev.
Earlier on Monday, Poroshenko met with the US business community representatives to attract investment to Ukraine.
The 71st session of the UN General Assembly started on September 13 in New York and is to last till September 26.