Ukraine’s central bank chief files for resignation citing health issues

Ukraine’s central bank chief files for resignation citing health issues

The head of the National Bank of Ukraine, Kyrylo Shevchenko, has submitted a resignation letter.

The top banker announced his move on his Facebook page, Ukrinform reports.

"Dear friends, due to the health-related issues that cannot be ignored any longer, I made a difficult decision. I am resigning from my position as the NBU Governor," the statement reads.

Shevchenko noted that he asked the president of Ukraine to accept his resignation.

As reported, on July 16, 2020, the Verkhovna Rada appointed Kyrylo Shevchenko as head of the National Bank.

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