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Ukraine's first deputy finance minister says stepping down

He has held the post since October 2014.

Ukraine's first deputy finance minister says stepping down
Photo: Max Levin

The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed First Deputy Finance Minister Ihor Umanskyy.

"The government has accepted my resignation. Thanks to all who I worked with," he said on Facebook.

The Cabinet of Ministers has not announced his dismissal on its website yet.

Umanskyy was appointed first deputy finance minister in October 2014. He held this post from 9 January 2008 to 11 March 2010. He was also filling in for finance minister from 8 April 2009 to 11 March 2010.

In between his stints with the Finance Ministry, he worked at the business economics faculty of the Odesa National Communications Academy and was on the board of GASE Energy.