President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will offer the parliament to appoint Deputy Head of the President’s Office Oleksiy Honcharuk at the post of the prime minister, as Ukrayinska Pravda reported citing its sources.
According to the sources, Zelensky and leadership of the President’s Office will hold the interviews and consultations on the candidatures of other members of the government.
“It is not the mistrust to Honcharuk but the understanding that in any case, the activity of any minister will influence on the reputation of the president and he is responsible. That is how the society perceives it,” one of the sources explained the nature of the interviews with the ministers.
Honcharuk is the Deputy Head of the President’s Office. He is a lawyer, who has been working as a managing partner at one of the law firms. In 2014, he was running for MP from Power of the People party. He was also non-staff advisor of scandalous Minister of Ecology Igor Shevchenko.
Later Honcharuk worked as the advisor of First Vice Premier Stepan Kubiv. In 2015, he headed the office of BRDO, which is financed by the EU.
Earlier, Zelensky stated that there were two candidates for the post of Prime Minister, but he did not voice out their names.