Press conference of “Kyivmetrobud” PJSC, Discussed the Prospects for the construction of the metro in the capital of Ukraine, which took place on January 16, is there a light at the end of the tunnel?
Six billions and three years
The plans for building the Syretska-Pecherskaya Metro line to the Vinogradar residential area were reported by, metropolitan authorities in 2016, However, after calculating the estimate of the project, the metropolitan administration came to disappointing conclusions – there no money in budget.
In 2017, the Kyiv mayor, Vitali Klitschko, appealed to the government with a request to “finance” the construction project, the project became an object of joint financing of the state and the city. A year later, in November 2018, the first electronic biddings took place in the Prozorro public procurement system (the tender proposal amounted to UAH 5.9 billion), as a result of which OJSC “JSC won the victory, and therefore the right to be the main contractor, ” Kyiv Metro noted.
Unexpectedly, the long-term head of the company, Alexander Metelitsa, is leaving his post. a previously unknown Vasily Kobil which was elected, Kobil put himself to the position immediately after the appointment.
In negotiations with the government, he acts simply as negotiator and even before the end of 2018, 2.6 billion hryvna of prepayment was in the accounts of the enterprise. this is never happened in the entire history of the enterprise, chief engineer of Kyiv metro Evgenia Shatokhina reported.
However, there are still no significant shifts in the construction of the metro,
The king is dead, welcome new king
“On December 17, 2019, the company’s shareholders held an extraordinary general meeting at which a new general director of the enterprise was elected,” Mikhail Ilyashev, managing partner of the law company Ilyashev & Partners said.
On the morning of December 17, the general meeting of the enterprise took place with the lawyers reports. although groups of angry people tried to break into the building, but the security forces prevented them.
“We have no ties with those people who blocked the building, and We don’t give The legitimacy of these actions, this Security authorities Job”. Mikhail Ilyashev said.
At the end, the quorum necessary for the meeting was reached, and based on their results, a decision was made to terminate the powers on the same day decided to dismiss the general director Kobil, and appoint Alexander Metelitsa at this post.
“They are not there”
“We have a work schedule and a financing schedule, today they are torn off … Money is gone, where ? .. this question for Security authorites, not for me,” chairman of the supervisory board in kyiv metro Oleg Tokarev noted.
“We have a work schedule and a financing schedule, today they are torn off … Money is gone, where ? .. this question for Security authorites, not for me,” chairman of the supervisory board in kyiv metro” Tokarev said.
However, his answers did not have any clear why possible violations of Kobil, and why the management dragging so long to dismiss him.
“Amateurs not belong to metro”
Kobil is guilty, About the reasons for dismissal it’s of deliberately disrupting the construction of the metro, which the company has not remembered for a long time: “The metro has not built any metro station … There is no place for amateurs in the metro!” chief engineer of the project Evhin Shataikin said.
But regarding the prospects for completing the project, the engineer noted that: the schedule lag is About 7-8 months. There are opportunities to pull up. but we need to work for this, with such a command, the metro station Vinogradar cannot be launch”