ControlPay United for Ukraine
VIDEO - The Ukrainian staff of ControlPay, Europe's largest Freight Audit & Payment provider and based in Ukraine, pull out all the stops ahead of the April 6 referendum in the Netherlands on Ukraine's Association Agreement with the EU.
Under the wings of CEO Karel Kinds, ControlPay's very own IT, Audit and Implementation department gathered on one of the oldest squares of Kyiv, the historical Sofiiska square in the heart of the city centre last week. With this playful action, ControlPay Kyiv is asking your attention for the upcoming referendum in the Netherlands on Ukraine's Association Agreement with the EU. It was the ultimate opening of an exhilarating week, with Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen paying an official visit to the ever-growing ControlPay Kyiv office just 24 hours after the spectacle. The Dutch minister visited Ukraine last week during an official three-day trade mission. She spoke with Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko and took several meetings with Ukrainian entrepreneurs, Ukraine Today reported. "With this visit we hope to pave the way for closing new contracts and expanding existing ones,” says Ploumen, according to Ukraine Today. “That is why the Association Agreement is of such importance: it is about the economic and political reforms and taking away obstacles, to make trade flow easier," the official said. With a presence in Ukraine since 2004 and a staff of over 150 employees ControlPay is one of the largest Dutch employers in Ukraine. ControlPay has a long-term commitment to Ukraine and has been investing in further expansion in the last 2 years. Earlier this year ControlPay announced its partnership with UNICEF, underlining the dedication to Ukraine and the support we want to give Ukraine now and in the future.
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