Thursday, May 29, 2008

President presents awards to Canadian parliamentarians

President Victor Yushchenko presented national awards to two members of the Parliament of Canada.

Canadian Senator, lawyer, and former judge and diplomat Anita Raynell Andreychuk for her substantial contribution in development of Ukrainian-Canadian relations was awarded an Order of Yaroslav the Wise V grade. The same award Victor Yushchenko presented to  Canadian House of Commons deputy Borys Wrzesnewskyj, for his efforts in strengthening international image of Ukraine, promotion of historical and contemporary achievements of our country and active cooperation with Ukrainian community abroad.

“On behalf of Ukraine I express to You my deepest respect and gratitude for Your devoted efforts”, - said Victor Yushchenko at the awarding ceremony.