The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Natalia Forsiuk and Oleksandra Klitina as deputy ministers of infrastructure.

This was announced in a statement on the government portal, the CFTS portal reports.

Forsiuk was appointed deputy minister of infrastructure in charge of roads. Klitina was appointed deputy minister of infrastructure for European integration (the Cabinet of Ministers also approved the removal of Viktor Dovhan from this post).

The CFTS portal reported last week that Forsiuk and Klitina were being considered for the posts deputy minister of infrastructure.

Forsiuk is the director of Construction Sector Transparency Initiative Ukraine (CoST Ukraine). CoST is an initiative that monitors transparency in the use of public funds for construction of infrastructure. She was the head of a manufacturing enterprise with 100% foreign investment (Denmark) in the woodworking sector for more than 10 years. A lawyer by training, she also worked as a lawyer for the Lviv forklift plant.

Until recently, Klitina was the head of the Ministry of Infrastructure’s Reform Support Office. She worked with former minister of infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian and his predecessor Andrii Pyvovarskyi.