Former MP Nayyem tapped to lead Ukraine’s infrastructure reconstruction agency

27 January, 09:02 PM
Mustafa Nayyem (Photo:NV)

Mustafa Nayyem (Photo:NV)

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has appointed former MP Mustafa Nayyem as the head of the State Agency for Reconstruction and Development of Infrastructure, Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry said in a Telegram post on Jan. 27.

The said agency will deal with post-war reconstruction, oversee the rebuilding of damaged infrastructure facilities, and coordinate with international donors.

As reported by Ukrainian media outlet, the newly created agency represents a reformed iteration of former Ukravtodor (State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine), which absorbed Ukrinfraprojekt (State Agency for Infrastructure Projects) on Jan. 13.

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Due to his appointment to the new position, Nayyem was dismissed as Deputy Minister for Development.

Since August 2021, Nayyem has worked in the Ministry of Infrastructure, and later in the Ministry of Development of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure of Ukraine.

Until April 2021, Nayyem held the position of Deputy Director General of Ukroboronprom – Ukraine’s defense contractor conglomerate.

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