Candidates for the position of Chairman of the NBU Valeria Gontareva is still unknown. This was stated by the representative of the President in Parliament, MP from the PPO Irina Lutsenko.
According to her, the first President Petro Poroshenko needs to consider the statement of Gontareva’s resignation.
“I think first and foremost the President will consider this statement as the statement of the head of the National Bank of Ukraine”, – said Lutsenko.
Lutsenko said that the President will consider the statement of Gontareva, and the next month she will be acting head of the NBU. “Other changes or perturbations are not expected. Let’s see what the President will say, for it is his word,” she stated.
To clarify, all the same had there been already some candidates to replace Gontareva, Lutsenko said that “about other candidates is not known — first, the President should consider the statement of Valeria Gontareva, talk to her, to hear her arguments, to decide”.
According to her, the work Gontareva as the head of the national Bank “is a fraction and the President, the coalition, the government is impeccable.” “She did all the hard work that was required from her during this period”, – said the Deputy.
As reported today, April 10, Gontareva has officially announced his resignation. The statement of Gontareva must be signed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, after which it will be considered by the Verkhovna Rada.
Resign Gontareva is may 10, notifying, according to the rules for a month. However, if the Verkhovna Rada voted for the dismissal of the NBU Governor earlier, Gontareva leaves post according to the decision of Parliament.
At the same time, according to the head of the NBU, other changes in the composition of the Board of the National Bank will not happen.