Zelensky to Meet with French IT Representatives

The President said that the IT industry is a priority for Ukraine's development

Photo President Zelensky Press Office


During his official visit to France, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the start-up incubator Station F in Paris.

Zelensky spoke with Ukrainian start-ups and representatives of the IT industry. He also got acquainted with the presentation of the French project La French Tech, the press office of the President reported.

Zelensky said that the IT industry is a priority for Ukraine’s development.

“Last year, the share of the IT industry in the Ukrainian economy was four percent of GDP. In Ukraine, IT and start-ups employ 150,000 people. We will develop in this direction,” Zelensky said.

Zelensky also inspected the creative zone of the startup incubator.

“I understand that combating corruption is innovation and digital. Our idea is to make a state in a smartphone. And now we are gathering powerful people with bright heads, as you do, and we are working on this program,” he said.

Source President of Ukraine
date 17.06.2019
categories Technologies
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