The head of state said Sergei Knyazev special title on the occasion of the day of defender of Ukraine.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has promoted the head of the National police of Ukraine Sergey Knyazev.
On the evening of October 16 reported the press service of the Channel.
It is noted that by a decree dated 13 October the head of state has assigned Knyazev special rank of police General of the first rank.
Prior to that, head of the national police was a General of the second rank.
The ceremony of awarding a special rank held in Kyiv, at the Mariinsky Palace.
Recall that Knyazev was appointed head of the national police in February 2017. Prior to that, he 28 years in law enforcement.