20 October 2016, the 2nd Meeting of representatives of the interdepartmental group on the organization of the Business Forum timed to coincide with the Meeting of the Prime Ministers of the GUAM Member States was held at the GUAM Secretariat in Kyiv, in which the Permanent Representatives of the GUAM Member States, representatives of ministries and departments of Ukraine, the International Chamber of Commerce and the Secretariat took part.

The participants confirmed that one of the main goals of the meeting of the Heads of Government and the Business Forum is to foster increased activity of business circles and to establish a structure for coordinating and facilitating business activity in the GUAM area.

The participants discussed a range of issues related to organizing and holding the meeting of the Prime Ministers of the GUAM Member States and the GUAM Business Forum based on the draft concept of the event.

The next working meeting will be additionally agreed upon.