The speaker is nominated to the Board of Directors of “Gazprom”

Moscow. January 18. The Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev nominated to the Board of Directors of “Gazprom” from the state, said a person familiar with the situation source.

“The candidacy of the Minister necessary approvals passed”, – he said.

Earlier on Monday, RBC with reference to sources in the government indicated the government’s intention to nominate speaker of the Board of Directors of “Gazprom” instead of Professor, St. Petersburg state University Valery Musin, who died in December last year.

“Really, the speaker will be on the list, however, Mussina is not, he just nominated as one of the candidates from the Russian Federation”, – said the source.

The Board of Directors of state-controlled gas monopoly one Federal Minister has Minister of energy Alexander Novak. The Council is headed by ex-Premier Viktor Zubkov.