Wednesday, March 25, 2009

President meets Mayor of Prague

Within the framework of his visit to the Czech Republic President Victor Yushchenko met with the Mayor of Prague Pael Bem.

At the meeting President Yushchenko thanked Mayor Bem for hospitality and for care about Ukraine, its citizens. “I hope that you will keep on finding time for our community and our national cause in your city within your tight schedule”, - he said.

Also sides discussed cultural cooperation between Ukraine and Prague city authorities such as placing a memorable plate at the place where the first Ukrainian embassy to the Czech Republic had been, preservation of great Ukrainians’ burials in Prague, study of Ukrainian archives of the Slavic Library in Prague, etc.

From the Prague Mayor President Yushchenko received a symbolic key to the city and signed the Book of Honorary Guests of the City Hall.