The Ukrainian government accepted the resignation of Yuriy Vitrenko as chief executive of state energy company Naftogaz on Tuesday, APA reports citing Reuters.
In a statement on the Telegram messaging app, Naftogaz said Vitrenko would remain in the role until Nov. 3, but gave no further details.
Asked by Reuters about the reason behind his resignation, Vitrenko declined to comment.
"By a decision dated November 1, 2022, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the resignation of the chairman of the board of Naftogaz of Ukraine Yuriy Vitrenko," Naftogaz said in a statement posted under a photograph of Vitrenko.
"Yuriy Vitrenko will continue to hold the position of head of the national company until November 3, 2022 inclusive," it said, promising a more detailed communication on his last day in the role.