Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman thanked the Minister of
Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Taras Kutovyi who submitted a resignation letter the previous day
for the joint work and noted that all programs that has
been started aimed to support farmers will be continued. The Head of the
Government noted in his opening statement at the session of the Cabinet of
Ministers of Ukraine.
« A reliable, professional our colleague has decided to leave the post of
Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food. I immediately responded and again I want
to emphasize that I am extremely sorry that he made this decision, but I deeply
respect this step It is a personal decision. He
decided to work in the investment field. I am deeply convinced that he intends
to prolong cooperation with the Government, inter alia with the Investment
Support Office», said the Prime Minister.
He announced that soon consultations will be kicked off with the
parliamentary coalition on the adoption of the necessary decisions: the
voluntary resignation of the Minister and possible choice of candidates that
will be submitted to Parliament for the appointment of the new Minister.
Volodymyr Groysman stressed the peculiar role of Taras
Kutovyi in the development of the agricultural sector
during the period of 2016-2017 and assured that the Government is committed to
continue policy of strong support of the agrarian sector, including
«The sector is
of utmost importance... We will spare no efforts to support this sector», underscored the Head of Government.