The Cabinet of Ministers accepted the resignation of the General Director of NTCU Zurab Alasania during the session of the Government.
Ukraine’s Internal Affairs Minister Arsen Avakov, Youth and Sport Minister Ihor Zhdanov, Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan abstained from voting.
Zurab Alasania announced that he leaves position of General Director of NTCU due to problems with Eurovision 2017 budget on November 1. Alasania applied for resignation from his position at his own request. Later people’s deputy Mustafa Nayyem announced that he knows the name of a person to take the post of the head of Pershyi Natsionalnyi TV channel. It’s one of the MPs from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko who is close to the Presidential Administration.