Media: head of anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine can be a foreigner
The Commission for the election of candidates for the position of head of the anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine allowed foreigners to participate in the contest to fill this position, informs Ukrainian magazine ".
the overwhelming number of members of the Commission voted to empower the citizens of other countries to apply for the position of head of the Bureau for the battle against the illegal activities of officials in Ukraine.
with his own hand, the General Director of the European Directorate for the battle against fraud Giovanni Kessler did not want to Express support for this initiative. In his vision, the participation of foreigners in the contest for the position of head of the anti-Corruption Department is contrary to the laws of Ukraine.
before the leader of the country Petro Poroshenko during a speech in the Verkhovna Rada made a motion to appoint the head of the anti-Corruption Bureau of the foreigner. He explained this by the fact that a citizen of any other country will be able to work more efficiently, because it will not have ties with the Ukrainian political elite.
December 2, 2014, the Ukrainian Parliament approved the composition of the government. Also on the posts of Ministers were appointed 3 foreigner: head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine became a U.S. citizen of Ukrainian origin Natalie Jaresko, head of the Ministry of economic development - the Lithuanian aivaras Abromavicius, head of the Ministry of health - a citizen of Georgia Alexander Kvitashvili.
Ukrainian law prohibits foreigners to work in the Executive branch. Because of this, for a couple of hours before the vote in Parliament on the nomination of Ministers, Poroshenko has signed the order on granting these people the citizenship of Ukraine.