The Verkhovna Rada has appointed Denys Shmygal as Prime Minister of Ukraine, - correspondent of OstroV reports.
291 people's deputies castes an affirmative vote.
Denys Shmygal was appointed by President Volodymyr Zelensky as head of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration on August 2, 2019. A few months later, on February 4, 2020, he was appointed to the Cabinet of Ministers as Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development of Communities and Territories.
Denys Shmygal is a 44-year-old Lviv citizen, scientist and political activist. He became director of the Burshtyn TPP (PJSC DTEK Zakhidenergo) in January 2018. Prior to that, he held the post of head of the department of economic development, trade and industry of the Lviv Regional State Administration, and was deputy head of the Main Department of the Ministry of Revenues in the Lviv oblast.