The Verkhovna Rada appointed Oleksiy Lyubchenko as the First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economy of Ukraine. 293 Ukrainian MPs supported his candidacy.
The online broadcast of the plenary session can be viewed HERE.
“I submit proposal on appointment of Lyubchenko Oleksiy as the First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economy of Ukraine," Ukraine’s PM Denys Shmygal told.
Prior to his appointment as the minister, Lyubchenko headed the State Tax Service (since April 29, 2020). Prior to that, Lyubchenko was the First Vice President of Ukragrohimholding, Adviser to the Head of the State Fiscal Service, Director of the Department in the State Tax Service, Deputy Head of the Tax Service, and held various management positions in Cherkasy region.
Earlier, Ukrainian Parliament fired Ihor Petrashko from office of Economy Minister.