The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced that he had decided to appoint the head of Kyiv state administration Maksym Melnychuk, reports «Interfax-Ukraine».
«I made the decision to appoint Maxim Melnychuk,» said the President, introducing the new head of the Kyiv regional state administration on Wednesday.
The decree appointing Melnychuk during the presentation read out by the first Deputy head of the presidential administration Vitaliy Kovalchuk.
«It is very important that all his life is connected with the capital region of Kyiv oblast. He is a young academician, doctor of science, a talented scientist, rightly became Vice-President of the Academy of agrarian Sciences, where he was responsible for the coordination of investment and innovation projects across all Ukraine», — said at the same time, the President of Ukraine.
The head of state added that the new head of Kyiv region participated in the negotiations with the EU on FTA with the EU.
Poroshenko thanked the former head of oblast state administration Volodymyr Shandra . The President also reported that Shandra would become his adviser.
In addition, on Wednesday afternoon on the website of the Ukrainian President were promulgated the decrees on dismissal and appointment of the head of Kyiv regional state administration.
Melnychuk – Vice-President of the National Academy of agrarian Sciences of Ukraine, a scientist in the field of Virology, biotechnology, ecology, bioenergetics, doctor of biology, academician of National Academy of agrarian Sciences of Ukraine, Professor, laureate of State prize of Ukraine in science and technology, laureate of Ukrainian Academy of Agrarian Sciences «For outstanding achievements in agricultural science».
In the elections to local authorities 2015 Melnychuk stood in mayors of Kiev from «Agrarian party of Ukraine», but the result was within the statistical margin of error.
By order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 1115-p, dated 31 may 2010 he was appointed Deputy Minister of agrarian policy of Ukraine and has the fourth rank of the civil servant of Ukraine. January 26, 2011 Melnychuk wrote the application at own will on dismissal from the Ministry of agrarian policy of Ukraine.
Member of the Agrarian party of Ukraine. As 2015 is the Chairman of the Kyiv city organization of the Agrarian party.
As reported, Shandra wrote a letter of resignation from the post of head of Kyiv regional state administration on their own. The reasons for this step he did not explain. The post Shandra has held since March 2014.
Poroshenko has appointed Melnichuk head of the Kiev regional state administration 03.02.2016