The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko did not offer the Chairman of the Board of PrivatBank and nationalized in the past the Minister of Finance Alexander Shlapak to take the post of head of the National Bank of Ukraine.
“No, not there, thank God,” said Shlapak, answering the question on possible talks with the head of state regarding the position of head of the NBU.
“I hope that will not happen,” – said Shlapak.
We will remind, on may 10 was the last working day of Valeria Gontareva as head of the National Bank of Ukraine – she was gone for a long vacation, until it will dismiss the Supreme Rada.
After the may holidays Gontareva said that fulfilled all the tasks set before them. Acting head of the NBU prior to the official dismissal of Gontareva her Deputy Jacob Smoliy. Poroshenko is considering several candidates for the post 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 7 years. Gontareva holds the position of head of the NBU almost 3 years.