The Ukrainian parliament approved the candidacy of Oleksandr Kubrakov for the post of Ukraine’s minister of infrastructure at a session on 20 May, the CFTS portal reports.

The relevant decision was adopted by 284 votes at the parliamentary session.

Kubrakov took the oath of office ad Ukraine’s minister of infrastructure after the vote.

As reported, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal submitted the candidacies of Kubrakov for the post of Minister of Infrastructure, Oleksii Liubchenko for the post of First Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Economy, and Viktor Liashko for the post of Minister of Health to the parliament on 19 May at the recommendation of the Servant of the People parliamentary faction. A meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Transport and Infrastructure was held on the same day, at which the members of the committee backed Kubrakov’s candidacy.

As reported earlier, the Ukrainian parliament approved the resignation of Vladyslav Kryklyi from the post of minister of infrastructure by votes at an extraordinary session on 18 May.