Poroshenko asked the Parliament to appoint Smoliy, the head of the NBU

Порошенко предложил Раде назначить Смолия главой НБУ

Yakov Smoliy

On Thursday, the head of the state has registered two draft resolutions No. 7500 and No. 7501, one of which is proposed to dismiss Valery Gontareva.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko submitted to the Verkhovna Rada the draft resolutions on the dismissal of Valeria Gontareva as head of the National Bank of Ukraine and appointment to the post of the first Deputy head of the NBU Yakov Smoliy.

As reported on the website of the Parliament, the relevant draft resolutions No. 7500 and # 7501 was registered on Thursday, 18 January 2018.

Note that recently a group of people’s deputies registered in Parliament a resolution which it was proposed to contact on behalf of the Parliament to President Poroshenko with a request to immediately release from duty of the head of the NBU Valeria Gontareva.

As reported Корреспондент.netfrom may 2017 Valeria Gontareva is on vacation. Until August of this leave was paid. Later it became known that she was not going to return to the NBU.

Recall, Poroshenko was considering two candidates for the position of head of the national Bank.

According to the Constitution, the head of the NBU is appointed by the Verkhovna Rada on representation of the President for a period of seven years.