Prime Minister of Ukraine
The Prime Minister of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Прем'єр-міністр України, Prem'ier-ministr Ukrayiny) is Ukraine's head of government presiding over the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, which is the highest body of the executive branch of the Ukrainian government.
|Prime Minister of Ukraine|
since March 4, 2020
upon submission by President
|Term length||Duration of parliamentary convocation, coalition or upon resignation and removal|
|Inaugural holder||Vitold Fokin|
|Formation||November 18, 1920|
|Succession||None; resignation or removal renders Cabinet illegitimate|
While in office, the Prime Minister is granted full legal immunity from all prosecutions and legal proceedings. The Prime Minister's office is headquartered in the Cabinet of Ministries building in central Kyiv.
Since Ukrainian independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, there have been 16 Prime Ministers (20 counting acting PMs). Denys Shmyhal is the incumbent Prime Minister since March 4, 2020.