The president Victor Yushchenko didn't come to a militia holiday, but sent a congratulation.
It was read by the deputy head of the secretariat of president Pyotr Shatkovsky on Friday on an official part of the concert devoted to Day of militia in the Ukraine palace on Friday in Kiev.
"Your service is difficult and dangerous... always remain true to the law and the oath", - Shatkovsky sounded words of the president.
In the letter of the head of state importance of political apathy of police officers also was emphasized.
"I believe that during election campaign police officers will be with the people and out of policy", - to be spoken in the letter.
Besides, the decree of the president appropriated special ranks to a number of militiamen of an administrative board of regional managements of militia. Also the head of state awarded with the awards "For Merits" of several Ukrainian militiamen.
Welcome speech from the speaker Vladimir Litvin was read by the chief of staff of the Verkhovna Rada Valentin Zaychuk.
The prime minister - the minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko, personally congratulated on a professional holiday of representatives of 300-thousand militia collective who gathered yesterday in the Ukraine palace on celebrations on the occasion of Day of militia.
The prime minister - the minister expressed confidence that the retirement age at the staff of law-enforcement bodies remains such, as today. Also Yulia Timoshenko reported that now the government enters new programs which will allow to improve considerably level of housing providing due to granting the credits for acquisition of rooms.
The prime minister - the minister of Ukraine handed over diplomas and thanks to the best workers, among which people who in a peace time made heroic acts, those who always on a fight against crime front line, and also to representatives of the veteran organizations of law-enforcement bodies.
Congratulating on a professional holiday, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko thanked the staff of law-enforcement bodies for service, to veterans and families of militiamen - for understanding and support.
- Today the big holiday not only for employees of militia, - was celebrated by Yury Lutsenko. - It is a holiday of everything who really cares of the state.We can with honor and advantage to look in the face to our citizens. Contrary to forecasts of politicians from opposition, we contained rise in crime.
The Minister of Internal Affairs expressed kind words of gratitude to all divisions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, is frequent without days off, worthy payment and an appropriate hardware daily come to a duel with crime.
- I know, thanks to militia, Ukraine will be the European civilized country in which the order and the law will reign, - the Minister declared.
In particular, he noted that Ukraine can be proud of that it was succeeded to bring an order on the Ukrainian roads. According to Lutsenko, over the staff of GAI "it is possible to laugh, but it is necessary to respect".
"To any politicians not to cross out this work", - the minister assured.
"I fell in love with militia because I know, in what conditions this three hundred-thousand collective keeps Ukraine. I know, thanks to militia that Ukraine will be the European civilized state in which the order and the law" will reign, - Lutsenko declared.
It should be noted that on action there was also a chief of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine at the Nikolaev area V. Uvarov, to which The president of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko appropriated yesterday a rank the general - the militia major.
In the photo it was lit also ex-the chief of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area, and nowadays the head of the Dnepropetrovsk militia since yesterday the general - the militia lieutenant A. Naumenko.