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Parliament endorses new premier

Parliament endorses new premier
Oleksiy Honcharuk
Photo: Max Levin

Parliament has approved lawyer Oleksiy Honcharuk as new prime minister of Ukraine.

He was nominated by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and supported by 290 MPs.

Aged 35, Honcharuk has become Ukraine's youngest head of government.

In May 2019, he was appointed the deputy head of the presidential office for economic issues.

Previously, he was in charge of Better Regulation Delivery Office, an EU-funded think-tank tasked with developing economic reforms.

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