On May 29, 2019, an international group of senior students of Advanced Command and Staff College of the Defense Academy of the United Kingdom headed by Deputy Chief of the Academy – Course Director, Commodore of the Royal Navy Heber Akland visited Dnipropetrovsk region. These officers are from 12 countries, practiced in exploring of socio-economic and humanitarian situations in different regions of the world.
Dnipropetrovsk region was in the epicenter of foreign military attention. Anna Kovalchuk, a specialist of the marketing and communications department of the Dnipropetrovsk Investment Agency (DIA), presented the key features of the socio-economic situation in the region, described in details the investment climate of the region, the labor market, analysis of the economy structure, key and priority directions of the region’s development, as well as cultural potential.
“Defense Academy of the United Kingdom combines high schools that train officers and civilians according to the interests of both national and foreign military forces. They learn to respond to challenges to national security, strategic approaches in military resource management. On the course – there are students from 59 countries of the British Commonwealth, – said Deputy Director of the Academy – Course Director, Commodore of the Royal Navy Heber Akland. – Britain will continue to support Ukraine”.