Today Ukraine celebrates the day of the main law of the country in 23 times, and yet, this holiday is one of the youngest in the country. The adoption of the Constitution was the beginning of the formation and development of democratic Ukraine. On the occasion, in every village of the country held celebrations. On the eve of Constitution Day the Executive Committee held a solemn meeting.
The Constitution is not just the main law of the country, the main charm of statehood and democracy, the guarantor of the independence and unity of Ukraine.
Mayor Sergei Minko congratulated all the citizens on the Constitution Day and noted that democratic development has never been easy, but today, the country continues to go sure rate of change:
We all want our country strong, prosperous and independent. We need to know not only their rights but also fulfill their duties and abide by the Law, which is clearly stated in the Constitution. Today it is extremely important to unite our efforts and direct them for the benefit and in the name of future of our country. On the eve of this major national holiday, I wish you and your families happiness, prosperity, confidence in the future and only the peaceful sky over the head, – the mayor told.
Sergey Minko fulfilled an honorable mission and services to the country were awarded certificates of honour of the officer of the Melitopol Department of the Military law and order service of the Zaporozhye branch office of the Military police Sergey Kapinos, the older the Sagittarius a radio-telephone operator Melitopol branch of the Military service of law of Zaporizhzhya zone Department of military service of law and order Alexei Skibo, Sagittarius from Melitopol branch of the Military service of Alexander Naumenko, and a member of the public organization “Union of members of ATU Melitopol” Natalia Serdyuk.
Honorary diplomas of the Executive Committee for their active public position, excellent academic achievements, perseverance, and in honor of Constitution Day Sergey Minko was awarded a 10th grade student of the specialized school № 23 Katerina Derkach, the schoolgirl of 6 class school No. 24 Anastasia Tunikova and a 10th grade student of school № 11 Victoria Pilipovich. Girls received diplomas for the victory in regional and national contests and festivals.
The Constitution of Ukraine recognized by the Venetian Commission of the Council of Europe one of the best. Article 17 of the Constitution States that the protection of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, ensuring its economic and informational security are the most important functions of the state, matter of all Ukrainian people. However, in 2014 our country is in a state of undeclared war with Russia. During this time the share of Ukrainian people had many trials, but the people have demonstrated that his spirit can not be broken. On the territory of Ukraine are military operations, the fate of the future of our country. The memory of those who died in the name of peace on the Ukrainian land, those present observed a minute of silence.
After the ceremony, guests congratulated the people’s theater of song the “Blues”, and a special delight of the audience called little Zlata Antonyuk, prodeklarirovany touching poem.
After the ceremony, participants went to lay flowers to the monument of Taras Shevchenko on the main square of the city.