The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appointed Denys Monastyrsky as the Minister of Internal Affairs. His candidacy was supported by 271 MPs (226 necessary to pass the decision).
The online broadcast of the plenary session can be viewed HERE.
"According to the Constitution of Ukraine and the offer of deputy fraction of political party Servant of the people, I am submitting a proposal to appoint Denys Monastyrsky as Minister of Internal Affairs," the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal said.
Denys Monastyrsky is a MP from the Servant of the People party. He graduated from the Law Faculty of Khmelnytsky University of Management and Law, has a PhD. He taught at the university and has the academic title of associate professor.
He worked for Hillmont Partners, a law firm that provides services to investors and businesses, and Legal Consulting, which works in the field of management and commerce.
In 2016-2019, Denys Monastyrsky was responsible for law enforcement and judicial reform programs at the Ukrainian Institute for the Future.
As it was reported earlier, on July 15, the Verkhovna Rada dismissed Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov who resigned at his own will.