3 Mar 2010 13:57

Naftogaz chief resigns

KYIV. March 3 (Interfax) - Oleh Dubyna has been relieved of his position as chief executive of Ukrainian national oil and gas company Naftogaz after tendering his resignation, Fuel and Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan told reporters.

"Yes, [Dubyna] has been relieved of his duties. A decision to that effect was taken at a government meeting on Tuesday," Prodan said.

Dubyna has headed Naftogaz since December 2007, when the Tymoshenko government came to power.

The parliament is considering a vote of no confidence in the government on Wednesday.