The government's representative in the Verkhovna Rada, Taras Melnychuk, wrote this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.
"Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister for Strategic Industries of Ukraine Oleh Semenovych Urusky has submitted a statement of resignation to the Verkhovna Rada," Melnychuk wrote.
Earlier, the head of the parliamentary faction of the Servant of the People party, David Arakhamia, said at a briefing on Monday, November 1, that the incumbent head of the State Customs Service of Ukraine, Pavlo Riabikin, will head the Ministry for Strategic Industries after Urusky's resignation.
On October 19, 2021, the Verkhovna Rada received a statement of resignation from Minister for Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Roman Abramovsky. Members of the Servant of the People faction are considering the candidacy of Ruslan Strilets, Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine for Digital Development, Digital Transformations and Digitization.
On November 1, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov filed a statement of resignation. Servant of the People MPs are planning to nominate MP Iryna Vereshchuk for the post of Deputy Prime Minister - Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine instead of Oleksiy Reznikov, who is to be appointed the country's defense minister.
Earlier, the leadership of the Servant of the People faction announced the replacement of four or five ministers.
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