The Cabinet has sacked the head Goslesagentstva

Кабмин уволил главу Гослесагентства

Kovalchuk dismissed from the post of the head Goslesagentstva

The reasons for the dismissal were uncontrolled logging and illegal timber abroad.

The Cabinet issued a decree about the dismissal of the head of the State Agency of forest resources of Alexander Kovalchuk. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting on may 11.

Commenting on the dismissal of the official, the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman noted that the main causes of the adopted government regulations have become uncontrolled logging and export of precious woods under the guise of firewood.

At the same time, Groisman instructed the Ministry of environment, Nacholibre, the Ministry of agrarian policy to conduct an internal investigation into the inaction of the leadership of the State ecological inspection in the field of protection and conservation of forest resources.

In addition, within one month the Ministry of environment, Ministry of agrarian policy, Ministry of regional development, the state forestry Agency, Gosrybagentstvo must develop and submit to the Cabinet the appropriate draft laws to reform the system of state supervision (control) in the sphere of environmental protection by defining a single Supervisory authority in this area and transfer all control functions.

We will note, on may 11, the Cabinet of Ministers banned the sanitary felling.

As reported Корреспондент.netthe head of the state Agency Kovalchuk announced his resignation in early February.