Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is expected to announce his running for the second term of presidency. 4,000 people have gathered at the largest international exhibition center in Ukraine.
MPs from Petro Poroshenko Bloc party, Presidential Administration leadership, Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andrii Parubii and his first deputy Iryna Herashchenko, the third President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko and Petro Poroshenko family are present at the forum.
Unaffiliated MPs Dmytro Yarosh and Boryslav Bereza are also present.
Musician Taras Chubay has opened the forum with his performance.
Head of the General Staff of Ukraine Armed Forces.
MP Dmytro Yarosh.
Dmytro Yarosh, MPs from Petro Poroshenko Bloc party Mariia Ionova (center) and First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Herashchenko.
Advisor of Ukraine President Oleh Medvedev.
President's representative in the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Lutsenko.
Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko, Minister of Social Policy Andrii Reva, Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs Vadym Chernysh, First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv, Vice Prime Minister - Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klimpush-Tsintsadze, Minister of Veterans Affairs Iryna Friz, Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak, Minister of Information Policy Yurii Stets are also present at the forum.
Local governments representatives, clergy and Head of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine Metropolitan Epiphanius have also arrived in the forum.
The audience was shown a video about the president's achievements.
The first round of elections is scheduled for March 31, 2019.