REUTERS Ukraine&#39;s government has established the Ministry for Strategic Industries. The relevant decision was made at a government meeting on Wednesday, July 22, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Objectives "The objective of the move is to create a central executive body responsible for the formation and implementation of the state industrial policy in the field of strategic industries," Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Strategic Industries of Ukraine Oleh Urusky said. The official added that the adoption of the relevant resolution would ensure the sustainable development of strategic industries, create jobs, boost budget revenue, develop the regions, and facilitate a positive market environment. Urusky&#39;s appointment A motion to appoint Urusky was first tabled in parliament by Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal on July 10, 2020, but later, on July 13, the document was withdrawn. On July 16, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine&#39;s parliament, backed resolution No. 3842 to appoint Urusky as the country&#39;s deputy prime minister and minister for strategic industries. Read alsoUrusky appointed Ukraine&#39;s deputy PM, minister for strategic industrial sectors Urusky&#39;s background Oleh Urusky, a Doctor of Science (Engineering), professor, is a winner of a state prize of Ukraine in science and technology, an annual award given by the President of Ukraine for accomplishments in science and technology. He is an academician of the International Academy of Aeronautics. Urusky was born in the town of Chortkiv, Ternopil region, on April 13, 1963. In 1985, he graduated from Kyiv Higher Military Aviation Engineering School. In 1993-1996, he worked as head of a department at the National Space Agency of Ukraine. In 1996-2000, he headed a department at Ukraine&#39;s National Security and Defense Council (NSDC). In 2000-2003, he was First Deputy Chairman of the State Commission on the Defense Industry of Ukraine. In 2005-2006, Urusky worked as first deputy for the then Industrial Policy Minister Volodymyr Shandra. In 2015, he headed the State Space Agency of Ukraine. In April 2020, Urusky became director of the engineering company Progresstech Ukraine, which provides engineering services and develops software for high-tech enterprises. Boeing is a key partner and customer of Progresstech Ukraine. PROGRESSTECHGROUP is an international holding company headquartered in Houston (Texas), the United States. The holding manages a number of engineering centers in Europe and North America and has 12 offices around the world.