The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko accepted the letters of credence from the Ambassadors of the USA Mary Jovanovich, Romania - Cristian-Leon Țurcanu, Brazil - Oswaldo Biato Junior, and Egypt – Hossam Eldin M. Ali. It is reported at the web-site of administration of the President of Ukraine.
Petro Poroshenko congratulated Mary Jovanovich with the beginning of activity at the job position of Ambassador of the USA in Ukraine noticing that he lays his account on her previous work experience in Kyiv in 2001-2005.
The head of the state expressed his gratitude to American side for political, financial, and military technical support in the struggle of Ukraine against Russian aggression. ‘We are reckoning upon the continuation of the effective collaboration’, the President stated.
In her turn, Mary Jovanovich informed that she is planning to concentrate her work on the saving and reinforcement of this support in the future. ‘During the last two years Ukraine has been coming to the significant progress. Now there are huge possibilities for continuation of the alterations begun. The USA is the loyal friend and it supports Ukraine as well as the reformations that are being conducted’, she made a stress on this fact.
A special attention was paid to the dangerous course of the situation happened at Donbass and retaliatory actions of Russia in the occupied Crimea.
In the terms of the conversation with the Ambassador of Romania Petro Poroshenko noticed the high dynamics of bilateral dialogue that got on well between the countries for the recent years. He has marked that he is waiting for the visit of the President of Romania Klaus Iohannis in Ukraine in 2017 in the frames of which they are planning to conduct the meeting of the President Commission.
The head of Ukrainian state expressed hope that in the future Bucharest is about to encourage the deepening of interrelations of Ukraine, European Union and NATO. The President applied for the Romanian side to start the dialogue about the introduction of the common control at Ukrainian and Romanian border. ‘It will become the instrument for the fight with corruption. The precipitation of the procedure of border crossing demonstrating trust and friendship between our nations’, Petro Poroshenko said.
During the meeting with the Ambassador of Federative Republic of Brazil the Head of state emphasized the importance of recovery of the regular political dialogue and business networks between two countries at all the levels, as well he marked the necessity of quickening of organization of Ukrainian and Brazilian intergovernmental commission on the economic collaboration. The head of Ukrainian state marked the potential of mutual work in agrarian section, in pharmacy service, nuclear energetic, scientific technological and military technical scopes.
Petro Poroshenko and the Ambassador of Egypt Hossam Eldin M. Ali discussed the significance of activation of the political dialogue and deepening of trading economic collaboration between two states.
The sides have confirmed their point of interest in arranging of the seventh meeting of Common Intergovernmental Commission on economic and scientific technical collaboration between Ukraine and Arabian Republic Egypt by the end of 2016.
Petro Poroshenko renewed the invitation to the President of Egypt to make a visit in Ukraine in any time that could be comfortable for him.
On Wednesday, April 9, 2019, on the initiative and organizational support of the SE "Directorate General for Rendering Services for Diplomatic Missions", the international women's club ASCK in the National Centre of Folk Culture "Museum of Ivan Gonchar" a lecture dedicated to the traditional Ukrainian women's dress was held.
On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, a public lecture by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Ukraine, Permanent Representative for GUAM - Gela Dumbadze, was held at GDIP Media Center of the Directorate-General for Rendering Services to Diplomatic Missions. The lecture was devoted to the events that took place in Georgia 30 years ago, April 7-9, 1989.
Georgia is associated with constant hospitable people, rich history and traditions. Today, Georgian culture is at its peak, and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia is sincerely proud of this, and he invited fellow diplomats, representatives of the Ukrainian authorities, representatives of the Georgian diaspora and partners to enjoy an evening of jazz and art on April 11, 2019.
Representatives of the tourism industry and media of Ukraine met with colleagues and operators of recreational services from Montenegro. The event was held with the support of the Embassy of Montenegro in Ukraine.
Have you ever noticed how parks attrack us when it gets warmer outside? And what happens when you suddenly get there? Time stands still, something starts pulsating inside you, and your body seems to plant out fresh sprouts. OUTLOOK encourages you to visit the most beautiful arboreta of Ukraine, which you will exit feeling double alive.
“I’d like some headache elixir, mandrake root extract, heart pills and a bit of morphine, please…” – this is about how patients addressed pharmacists a couple hundred years ago. They, in turn, were preparing various magmas and mixtures in pharmacological laboratories situated as near as in the next room. Sure, nowadays technologies have significantly advanced, “remedy stores” fit in kiosks while drug-containing medicines cannot be bought without prescription…
On March 19, 2019, the celebration of the International NOWRUZ Day took place in Kyiv. The eight embassies of foreign states accredited in Ukraine, namely, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Uzbekistan, were the initiators of the official celebration in the Column Hall of the Kyiv State Administration.
With this feature on the main street of Dnipro, Dmytro Yavornytsky Avenue, we continue our rubric, dedicated to the history of differnt streets. Dmytro Yavornytsky Avenue is not just a central and most important street of Dnipro in every respect – it is also the picture of the many-centuries-long history of the city.
On March 12 at the premises of Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine, on the initiative of the Embassies of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Moldova and Romania, with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine and the OUTLOOK project was held a friendly welcoming spring in Kyiv.
In the childhood a famous Frenchman from Ukraine was a blue-eyed dreamer. Once all his dreams came true. Whatever he wanted, everything was easy, as if luck was following him. HBe was singing in the choir, he made his best at artistic talent - and, finally, he succeeded in ballet.
This Saturday, on February 23, 2019, Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of foreign states, representatives of diplomatic missions, international organizations, the State Affairs Department of the President of Ukraine and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine visited the city of Ostroh, the centre of origin and development of Ukrainian Education, at organizational support and participation of the Directorate-General for Rendering Services to Diplomatic Missions together with the National University of Ostroh Academy.
On February 13, a solemn ceremony took place on the occasion of the main national holiday of Serbia - Statehood Day which marks the official level since 2001 and marks the Day of the beginning of the Serbian Revolution against the Ottoman occupation in 1804.
On February 12, an exhibition devoted to the Ukrainian diaspora in Canada was opened at the Ukrainian Diaspora Museum with the support of the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine. The purpose of the project is to show the life of Ukrainian Canadians, their tireless work in the new country and the efforts they make every day.
How much love weights and can its volume be measued? Does it have a garvity center and how it behaves in hours of ardent heat ot snow storms? Sure enough, love is an ethereal feeling that rather resembles crazy butterflies dancing in your stomach. However people, who have deep feelings, have learned to "create love" and convey its meaning in stone, wood or metal for others.
On February 7 at the National Opera of Ukraine under the auspices of the Embassy of the Republic of Lebanon in Ukraine the diplomatic reception and solemn concert on the occasion of the Day of St. Maroon, the father of the Maronite Churcha took place. The combination of the Lebanese charm and the Ukrainian soul in the participants of the event made an incredible impression on the guests.
Airports, railways and bus stations in Kyiv aren’t much different from similar objects in other big cities. But that’s just at first sight. If you have a slightly closer look at passengers, you can see that every third one carries a round white-and-green box. It is in it where the part of the majestic city, that can be legally carried away as a souvenir, is – we mean the famous Kyiv Cake.
Life of a diplomat is always about changing locations and countries of work. Period of an Ambassador’s activities at the office can be measured not just as a time span spent in the host country but also in projects carried out and connections and ties established.
Cultural interaction is among priority lines of developing cooperation between countries. The Embassy of Hungary in Ukraine launched year 2019 with a chain of educational events about Hungarian folk heritage and believe us or not because of its drive energy you should definitely dance on your best at the floor!
A year has to have a proper start and the OUTLOOK Project had it launched with a working lunch in the residence of the Ambassador of Indonesia to Ukraine Mr. Yuddi Chrisnandi. Representatives of the Embassy proudly presented projects that were organized by Socio-Cultural Department in 2018 and shared plans for the future.
Their song, Sho Z-Pod Duba, is featured in the Fargo series and the commercial with David Beckham, Thai schoolgirls teach Koliskov in a music lesson, and their concerts are eagerly awaited around the world. Continuing a series of inspirational stories about talented Ukrainians in the “Know Ours” column, Outlook tells about the most original, controversial and popular Ukrainian team “DakhaBrakha” abroad.