New version of Govt composition shown to media
The participants to the consultations have managed to agree on almost all positions in the future Cabinet of Ministers to be headed by Volodymyr Groysman, Ukraine's weekly newspaper Zerkalo Nedeli reports, citing sources.
Presidential envoy in parliament, MP from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko Stepan Kubiv is to become First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Economic Development and Trade.
Yuliya Kovaliv and Maksym Nefyodov will be appointed deputy ministers of economy.
Deputy Prime Minister for Social Affairs – Pavlo Rozenko;
Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration – Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze;
Deputy Prime Minister for ATO affairs and the occupied territories – Volodymyr Kistion;
Deputy Prime Minister for Reforms – Dmytro Shymkiv;
Deputy Prime Minister for Humanitarian Affairs – Vyacheslav Kyrylenko;
Finance Minister – Oleksandr Danylyuk, First Deputy Minister of Finance – Oksana Markarova;
Interior Minister – Arsen Avakov (retains his post);
Justice Minister – Pavlo Petrenko (retains his post);
Defense Minister – Stepan Poltorak (retains his post);
Foreign Minister – Pavlo Klimkin (retains his post);
Youth and Sports Minister – Ihor Zhdanov;
Minister of Information Policy – Yuriy Stets;
Minister of Social Policy – Andriy Reva;
Ecology Minister – Ostap Semerak;
Minister of Education – Liliya Hrynevych;
Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food – Taras Kutoviy;
Infrastructure Minister – Volodymyr Omelyan;
Culture Minister – Yevhen Nyshchuk;
Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing – Gennadiy Zubko;
Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers – Oleksandr Saenko.
There are still no candidates for the posts of Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine and Health Minister.
According to sources, Groysman's condition is that these people be untainted and able to carry out reforms. "A large number of deputies prime ministers is due to the fact that this is a coalition government and the product of compromise. And a compromise is not always concise," a source said.