Today, on November 10, in Nikolaevsk the Russian art drama theater passed the festive events devoted to celebration to Day of veterans of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. This day Day of the Soviet militia was traditionally celebrated, however here the second year this holiday is celebrated in Ukraine as Day of veterans of militia.
Heads of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Nikolaev area, representatives of local government, guests of honor, etc.came to congratulate the Nikolaev veterans this day
The first veterans were congratulated by the chief of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area the general - the militia major Anatoly Naumenko.
- I am glad to welcome you, veterans, in this hall. It you went, without being afraid, to protect our Homeland, it you battled to the invisible enemy, every day subjecting the life of danger, you formed it Soviet, and then and the Ukrainian militia. I low bow to you for your feats, visible and hidden. I am grateful to you that you brought up a huge group of militiamen who serve today on protection of a public order, protect our people, the earth and the state. It thanks to your efforts citizens can quietly live, - so there began the congratulatory speech Anatoly Vyacheslavovich.
Congratulated veterans and representatives of the regional power and self-government institutions - vice-the governor Valery Topikha and the representative of the Nikolaev regional council Vladimir Pashchenko.
- Every day you showed courage, preserving rest of our citizens. All of us know: when it is difficult for the person, he calls either mother, or militia. Therefore you, militiamen, - the second mother for citizens, - in society the deputy head of the Nikolaev regional council Vladimir Pashchenko so originally emphasized a militia role.
To congratulate veterans there arrived also the son of the former minister of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR Nikolay Shchelokov - Igor Shchelokov.
(Nikolay Anisimovich Shchelokov was the head of the Soviet militia for 17 years. About it speak "... it accepted militia with a whistle, and handed over it with radio station").
- What is the militiaman? It first of all the servant of the people who always you are on a fighting post. The poor militia is dangerous to society. The state constantly has to think and of you, veterans, and about young generation, - Igor Nikolaevich Shchyolokov declared.
Also veterans were congratulated by Maxim Brezhnev, the author of the book about Nikolay Shchelokov, Vasily Mozolev, the mayor of Pervomaisk of the Luhansk region, etc.
Veterans of the Ministry of Internal Affairs this day received certificates of honor, mementoes, and also monetary awards.
I didn't remain without gifts and the present head of bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Nikolaev area. Anatoly Vyacheslavovich received a bouquet of the roses, one of the first copies of the book about Nikolay Shchelokov, a picture and so forth
By the way, in a picture which the general - to the major handed over the National actor of Ukraine Mikhail Golubovich, the running horse is represented. Mikhail Golubovich commented on this gift so: "You, militiamen, dynamics, "plowed land" always distinguished. Therefore I hand over you a picture the image on which symbolizes your work, that you plow as horses".
Finally to veterans once again wished a good health, family wellbeing, firmness, the world and tranquillity, inexhaustible energy and long years of life.
After an official part of all present I expected the gala concert prepared by ensemble of a song and dance UVMD of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area "Southern Patrol".