Monday, July 6, 2009

President takes part in celebration of Ukrainian Fleet Day

In Sevastopol President Yushchenko took part in celebration of Ukrainian Naval Forces, Sea and River Fleet Day.

Within the framework of the event President Yushchenko visited the alignment of naval ships of Ukrainian Navy and State Border Guards at the raid in Sevastopol bay and congratulated the crews on their professional holisay.

Also Victor Yushchenko took part in presentation of national decorations on the occasion of Ukrainian Fleet Day.

After that, as part of the celebrations, President Yushchenko took part in the graduation of cadets of Sevastopol Naval Institute. To the best graduates Victor Yushchenko gave presents, handed over their diplomas and naval dirks.

Also the President laid flowers to the memorial to heroic defenders of Sevastopol at the Nakhimov Square and to the monument to Admiral Nakhimov.