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Yushchenko started climbing Hoverla

Posted by the Editor on July 18, 2008

News / 18 July 2008 | 11:20

Yushchenko started climbing Hoverla

The President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko has started climbing the
highest mountain peak of the Ukrainian Carpathians Hoverla (2061m) in
Ivano-Frankivsk oblast.

The climbing started at 9 a.m. from two sides: Ivano-Frankivsk and
Zakarpattya oblasts. The head of the state is climbing the mountain
from Zakarpattya side.

About thousand people are also climbing the mountain with national
flags in their hands. MPs, political leader, Ministers, representations
of region city administration and other who is not indifferent to
Ukraine are climbing Hoverla.

Viktor Yushchenko also will take part in the opening ceremony and
consecration of the sculptural composition “Trident” on the top of the
Hoverla Mountain. The national flag of Ukraine will be hoisted and
capsules with the land from all regions of Ukraine will be put in.


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