From May 20th to 23rd, Mr.
Farenik, chairman of Board of Building Corporation "UkrAsiaBuild",
visited Washington, DC. The aim of his visit was to establish
business contacts with American companies and explore the
possibilities of Ukrainian participation in the reconstruction of
From left to
His Excellency Kostyantyn
Gryshchenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to USA
On the 20th of May Mr.
Farenik together with His Excellency Kostyantyn Gryshchenko,
Ambassador of Ukraine to USA, met with the co-chair of the
Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, the Honorable Congressman
Curt Weldon. After a presentation of the capabilities of BC
"UkrAsiaBuild" and the "Ukrindustry" consortium, the possibilities
of their participation in the reconstruction of Iraq were discussed.
It was stressed by the American side that all the necessary
political prerequisites for the Ukrainian enterprises are in place
and it is now necessary to establish connections on the level of
America's private business sector.
On the 21st of May Mr.
Farenik participated in the USAID Iraq Reconstruction Program
Supplier Conference, organized by Bechtel Corporation. Mr. Farenik
also met with the representatives of the business circles to
establish contacts for cooperation in the field of project financing
and participation in the reconstruction of Iraq.
From left to
General Henry Shelton,
President International Operations, MIC.
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