The Chairman of the rail company Ukrainian PJSC «Ukrzaliznytsia» Wojciech Balczun welcomes the decision to transfer the company under the control of the Cabinet. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.
«We welcome any steps aimed at improving the functioning of the company. Especially in the period of creation of new contents and quality of the public joint stock company», — wrote Balcon.
«The Board of the company will consistently implement the strategy of reforms identified by the government as a shareholder», he added.
We will remind, on January 17, the Cabinet of Ministers at an extraordinary meeting approved a new Charter of the Ukrainian Railways, according to which the Ministry of infrastructure has lost the right to be the management body of the company.
According to the new wording of the Charter, which is available to «Economic truth,» there are the following changes:
«[The Ukrainian Railways company «Ukrzaliznytsya» in its activity is guided by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, acts of the President of Ukraine, Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and orders of the Ministry of Infrastructure, other legal acts, this Charter and internal documents of the company, adopted in accordance with the present Charter», — is spoken in article 13 of these regulations.
From the new edition of orders of the Ministry of Infrastructure are removed.
In addition, now a shareholder of the company (i.e. the Cabinet) has the right to transfer the Ministry of Infrastructure of separate powers on management of corporate rights of the state in relation to Railways. With the adoption of the new Charter, the Ministry loses this right.
Now the Supreme body of the Ukrainian Railways is the General meeting of shareholders, the General meeting performs the Cabinet of INSTRAW Ukraine. However, according to article 56, only the Ministry of Infrastructure signed a civil contract with the chairmen of the Supervisory Board and the audit Commission, as well as the contract with the Chairman of the Board.
In the new edition of the Charter of the Ministry of Infrastructure have taken the opportunity to sign a contract with the chairmen of the Supervisory Board and the contract with the Chairman of the Board of Railways.
Also the Ministry of Infrastructure deprived of the right to determine the direction of activities of Railways, to affect the number of shares to approve the financial plan, the annual report, the number of staff.
Now the decision on these matters are issued by the relevant act of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, which is under development and is submitted in the established procedure the Ministry of economic development (and not MIM).
Uz also no longer provides the consolidated financial statements of the Ministry of Infrastructure.
According to sources in the government, voted «for» all members of the Cabinet. The decision was made at the request of Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman.
Earlier, the Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan repeatedly criticized the head of the Ukrzaliznytsia [Balcona.
Ukrzaliznytsya took Omelyana and transferred to the control Cabinet 19.01.2017