Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time.
Zelensky, who was a popular comedian until winning the presidency this year, has promised to bring in fresh faces to clear away an establishment that he says has ruled Ukraine since independence in 1991.
His new party ‘Servant of the People’ commands a majority in parliament following snap polls last month, and MPs quickly approved his choice for head of government.
Goncharuk, who has just three months’ experience of government in Zelensky’s administration, vowed to ‘put an end’ …read more
Source:: Gulf times