KIEV, Feb. 16 – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that the creation of the Advisory International Council of Reforms, and the appointment of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili as its head, is needed to obtain the experience of supporters of Ukraine and to introduce reforms.
"For a long time, we've been thinking how to use the knowledge, experience and unique know-how of Mikheil Saakashvili in the best way. In Georgia, he managed to implement reforms virtually in all spheres of economic, political and social life. The path we chose last year with the Revolution of Dignity has been already completed and verified by our neighbors. They are ready to share their experience with us. Until recently, Mikheil was, in fact, a freelance consultant of Ukraine on reforms. And now, finally, he gets official status," the president's press service quoted Poroshenko as saying on Friday.