Rishi Sunak will name on companies and buyers to “match Ukraine’s bravery on the battlefield” by stepping up help for the nation’s financial restoration.
The prime minister will urge the non-public sector to “help the country rebuild and recover” in an effort to create a “financially stronger, technologically advanced Ukraine”.
Mr Sunak will tackle greater than 1,000 overseas dignitaries from 61 states on the Ukraine Recovery Conference subsequent week – the biggest worldwide convention to be hosted by the UK this 12 months.
The viewers can even include enterprise chiefs and international buyers.
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky will attend the occasion just about, and each the European Commission president Ursula Von der Leyen and the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken are additionally anticipated to talk.
The prime minister will make the case for better innovation in offering help for the nation, which was changing into a serious participant within the international IT trade earlier than Russia’s full-blown invasion in February 2022.
Downing Street stated one initiative that will likely be introduced on the summit is a digital platform to attach Ukrainian companies with international firms.
The matchmaking platform is meant to help Ukraine’s restoration by way of digital networking and collaboration on issues reminiscent of supply-chain points and enterprise growth.
The UK can even launch a £10m “green energy challenge” fund aimed toward rushing up the event of low-carbon, reasonably priced vitality tasks for Ukraine.
Mr Sunak is anticipated to say: “Ukraine’s bravery on the battlefield must be matched by the vision of the private sector to help the country rebuild and recover. Time and time again, Ukraine has shown its ability to rapidly harness innovation and creativity, and I know its recovery will be no different.
“The illegal invasion of Ukraine has devastated businesses and livelihoods throughout the country, but it has not destroyed the ingenuity or determination of the Ukrainian people.
“A financially stronger, technologically advanced Ukraine will bolster its ability to drive Russia back behind its borders and build a brighter future for a sovereign and modern Ukraine of the future.”
Last month, the prime minister stated Britain would “never waver” in its help of Ukraine.
Speaking on the G7 summit in Hiroshima, Japan, Mr Sunak stated: “The G7 stands united with the people of Ukraine, in the face of a terrible onslaught. And it demonstrates that brute force and oppression will not triumph over freedom and sovereignty.
“From providing Challenger tanks to long-range missiles and pilot training, the UK’s support for Ukraine’s defence will never waver.”