The head of the Ministry of Infrastructure Vladimir Omelian insists on the dismissal of the entire management team of public joint stock company «Ukrzaliznytsia», the press service of the Ministry of infrastructure.
According to the Omelyan, the dismissal of Wojciech Balczun as head of the OUSE is a right step, although it was to be held «at the latest in June of this year, following a report in the government».
«But the report itself never happened, unfortunately. I would like to emphasize that the question of the change of the top management of «Ukrzaliznytsya» was raised by me in the last 10 months and finally it happened. Now the key – complete replacement of the entire management team of the «Ukrzaliznytsia» for professional and really independent,» – said the Minister.
Omeljan added that the General Prosecutor of Ukraine and other law enforcement agencies investigated nearly 90 criminal proceedings on the fact of misappropriation, embezzlement, appropriation of property through abuse of official position by manual ULTRASONIC.
August 9, the Cabinet of Ministers dismissed Balchune and has appointed temporarily fulfilling duties of the Chairman of the Board of PJSC «Ukrzaliznytsia», the first Deputy Minister of infrastructure Evgeny Kravtsov. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman stressed that the government is soon to announce a competition for the position of head of Ukrainian Railways. According Groisman, Balcon took the decision to resign on their own.
The Cabinet approved the candidacy of the Polish Manager Balcona for the position of head of «Ukrzaliznytsya» 20 APR 2016. June 1, 2016 with him signed the contract. In June 2017, the government said that the Cabinet should hear the report of Balchune, after which will decide the fate of his contract.
15 June 2017 Omeljan said that «Ukrzaliznytsia» has no legitimate leader, because the term of the contract of Balcona expired on June 5.
The Director of «Ukrzaliznytsia» on legal questions Andrey Omelchenko called the contract with the Chairman of the management Board Wojciech Balchunas automatically extended until June 5, 2019, as none of the parties announced its breakup.
4 Aug the edition «Ukrainian truth», referring to the document that appeared in the editorial office, reported that Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko addressed to the Prime Minister with a request not to renew the contract with Balkonom.
Omeljan insists on the dismissal of the entire leadership of PJSC «Ukrzaliznytsia» 09.08.2017