Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has received in Cannes the award of the Foreign Direct Investment Magazine in its Major European Cities of the Future 2018/19 ranking.

Speaking at MIPIM international property market event, Vitali Klitschko expressed gratitude for recognizing Kyiv's efforts and prospects, the mayor's press service reported.

"What is important is that the city is further developing, becoming increasingly more comfortable and modern, meeting all criteria of a European capital city," stressed Klitschko. "And its recognition by global experts as an attractive investment destination attests that we are heading in the right direction. Besides, it sends a positive signal to foreign investors about our investment prospects," said the mayor.

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This year MIPIM will bring together over 24,000 attendees including the most influential developers, major international business players.

Foreign Direct Investment Magazine is a publication on foreign direct investment, the subsidiary of the Financial Times.