Prime Minister of Ukraine

Prime Minister of Ukraine
Прем'єр-міністр України
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AppointerVerkhovna Rada
upon submission by President
Term lengthDuration of parliamentary convocation, coalition or upon resignation and removal
Inaugural holderVitold Fokin
FormationNovember 18, 1920
SuccessionNone; resignation or removal renders Cabinet illegitimate
Websitewww.kmu.gov.ua/control/en

The Prime Minister of Ukraine (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) 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.

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 Kiev.

Since Ukrainian independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, there have been 16 Prime Ministers (20 counting acting PMs). Volodymyr Groysman is the incumbent Prime Minister since April 14, 2016.