President of UkraineVictor YushchenkoI charged to hoist the national colors at 9:00 annually on August 23.
The decree about it is published on the official website of the head of state. In addition, it brings in the Decree of the President of August 23, 2004 No. 987 "Missile defense Day of National National Flag of Ukraine" such changes:
From now on Cabinet of Ukraine, Council of ministers of the Crimea, regional (includingNikolaev regional state administration) the Kiev and Sevastopol gorgosadministration have to provide holding an official ceremony of a raising of national flag in the cities of Kiev and Sevastopol, the regional and regional centers, other settlements.
These departments have to organize also within celebration of Day of national flag carrying out razjyasnitelno - the educational actions devoted stories of a flag and other state symbols.
In addition, it is offered to local governments to set flags on central squares, prospectuses, streets, the areas in settlements of Ukraine and to carry out works on appropriate arrangement of installation sites of flags.
Also it was offered to local governments, enterprises, establishments, organizations and associations of citizens to establish annually (to hang out) national flag of Ukraine in Day of Conciliarity of Ukraine (on January 22), the Victory Day (on May 9), the Constitution day of Ukraine (on July 28), Day of National Flag of Ukriana (on August 23), the Independence Day of Ukraine (on August 24), day of Armed forces of Ukraine (on December 6), and also during carrying out nation-wide actions.