President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and representatives of the IT industry held a meeting to discuss urgent issues of industry development and the launch of a special legal and tax regime “Diia City” scheduled for February 8, 2022.
The event was also attended by Deputy Head of the Office of the President Rostyslav Shurma and Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov.
Zelensky stressed that the State will fully support the IT industry, which creates new jobs and makes Ukraine a modern country.
“We really want to build a digital state. And we succeed in that,” the President said during the meeting.
He answered questions from representatives of the IT industry, in particular on taxes and development of education, as well as listened to their suggestions that would contribute to the development of the industry turning Ukraine into a magnet for talented active people.
Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov stressed that before the start of “Diia City” it was important to hold such a meeting with representatives of Ukrainian companies that generate jobs and form a new Ukraine.
We reaffirm at the highest state level that this project is designed to help the IT industry and will continue to grow.
Mykhailo Fedorov, Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine
The meeting took place on the eve of the Diia Summit, which will be held on February 8 in Kyiv. During this large-scale event organised by the Ministry of Digital Transformation, new digital services for citizens on the “Diia” portal will be presented.