The Dnepropetrovsk city council the prime minister - to the minister of Ukraine Pavel LAZARENKO asks regional council to appropriate being a rank "The honourable citizen of the Dnepropetrovsk area".
As the correspondent of the UNIAN reports, the document is accepted 64-ю by deputies from 120 at regular session of the Dnepropetrovsk City Council. Session made this decision on the basis of the appeal of deputy fraction of the Block of Lazarenko.
"Considering a significant personal contribution in socially - economic and cultural development of the Dnepropetrovsk region, brought LAZARENKO P. And. we consider it expedient to appropriate it a rank "The honourable citizen of the Dnepropetrovsk area", - it is noted in the address.
UNIAN reference: In 1996 of the Item LAZARENKO the rank "The honourable citizen of Dnepropetrovsk" was appropriated. "The honourable citizen of the Dnepropetrovsk area" regional council founded a rank in 2004. I became the first honourable citizen of the Dnepropetrovsk area ex-the president of Ukraine Leonid KUCHMA.
*** The item LAZARENKO in August, 2006 was condemned by the Californian court to 9 years of imprisonment for money laundering and other crimes. While hearings in appellate courts proceed, it remains under house arrest in the apartment in San - to Frantsisko.