Media reported about the possible resignation of the former head of “Aeroflot” from the Ministry of transport


The former General Director “Aeroflot”, and nowadays the Deputy Minister of transport of Russia Valery Okulov can leave the Ministry in April. On Friday, March 3, reports RNS with reference to several sources in the transport sector and Federal officials.

According to sources, the relevant documents ready, but the exact timing of the likely care Okulova from the Ministry of transport are not known. One of the sources said Okulova contract expires in April. The interviewee suggested that be extended, he will not. One of the sources said that the possible withdrawal Okulov was actively discussed “since September of last year.”

About the new possible job, Deputy head of the transport Ministry, the interlocutors are not reported. The representative of the Ministry of transport asked to comment on information, said that “the rumors about personnel decisions in the Ministry of no comment.”

Okulov from 1997 to 2009 he was the General Director of airline “Aeroflot”. After resignation from this post at the end of March 2009, he was appointed Deputy of the Ministry of transport. Okulov is also the son-in-law of Russia’s first President Boris Yeltsin, the husband of his eldest daughter Elena.

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