Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova

Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova participated at a roundtable discussion organized in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Published on: Mon, 13/01/2020 - 00:00

The Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova in London, Angela Ponomariov, participated at a roundtable that took place in the British Parliament, entitled: ”Trade relations between UK and Eurasia”, and that was organized by the Conservative Friends of Eurasia. The event was opened by Lord Lilley and by The Rt Hon Conor Burns, Minister of State at the Department for International Trade.

In her speech, the Ambassador referred to the economic and investment opportunities in the Republic of Moldova, and also provided information about the main industrial and innovation platforms (Free Economic Zones, Industrial Parks, IT Parks) in our country. Moreover, H.E. Angela Ponomariov highlighted the importance of the bilateral relations between the Republic of Moldova and the United Kingdom, with a special emphasis on the economic dimension and the future collaboration after the Brexit. In this context, Angela Ponomariov appreciated the dynamic of trade relations between both countries, and highlighted the fact that United Kingdom is among the largest trade partners of the Republic of Moldova. Separately, it was mentioned the priority of signing the bilateral political and trade partnership agreement between the Republic of Moldova and the United Kingdom in the near future, which will replace the Association Agreement between our country and the European Union.

The Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in London used this occasion to organize a promotional economical event of Moldova, where various domestic products, such as Moldovan wines, dried fruits, various sort of nuts, honey, were exhibited and served. Also, at the exhibition, the Embassy displayed the Eco-Moldova Stand, as well as distributed informative materials about the economic and investment potential of our country.

The event was attended by members of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, ambassadors and representatives of the diplomatic corps and from business sector.