the Department of energy and environmental protection said that "Naftogaz of Ukraine" "Ukrenergo" does not belong to the sphere of management of the Ministry, and therefore to accept or to comment on the decision to change the leadership of the above companies is not included in its competence.
Earlier today during a press conference the Minister of energy and environmental protection Alexey Orzhel, in response to a question from journalists, the Minister explained that the potential upgrading of managers and Supervisory boards of public companies is a political decision.
"a political decision to change the leadership and the beginning of the contests on all strategic company," said Ariel.
Commenting on the dismissal of the decision of the Cabinet of the President of NNEGC "Energoatom", he stressed the importance of effective management of state energy companies. However, he noted that such decisions do not depend on the relationship between the Minister and the heads of the individual companies and are accepted by the government.
New heads, if necessary, according to the Minister, to be appointed on a competitive basis, to be involved in the management of the strategic enterprises of high-level specialists. "Termination of powers allows the same person to participate in the new competition," - said the Minister.