Poroshenko ready candidates for the post of head of the NBU.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will make a new candidacy of the Chairman of the National Bank (NBU) to the Verkhovna Rada until the end of September. This was announced by the representative of the President in Parliament Iryna Lutsenko on air of “channel 5”.

“Until the end of September, the President will submit for consideration of Verkhovna Rada the candidacy of the Chairman of the national Bank of Ukraine. This two candidates. Bankers. Independent, equidistant from political influence,” – said Lutsenko.

As you know, may 10th was the last working day of Valeria Gontareva as head of the NBU – she went to a long vacation, until it will dismiss the Supreme Rada. 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.


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At the moment duties of the head of the national Bank takes the Deputy Gontareva Yakov Smoliy.

Gontareva has previously stated that he had discussed possible candidates for the post of head of the NBU Poroshenko in January, but the names are not called. Thus the public Board of the national Bank Council recommended that Poroshenko three candidates for the position of head of the NBU:

  • the Chairman of the Public Board of the NBU Council Stanislav Arzhevitin;
  • sglavo Supreme expert Council of the Board of the NBU Anatoliy Goulet;
  • the Chairman of the NBU Council Bohdan Danylyshyn.