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Academy of The National Guard received national status and new battle flag (PHOTO)
05.06.2014 | 17:20

The Acting President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, Head of the Chief Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in Kharkiv region and Militia Colonel Anatolii Dmytriyev, and rectors of higher educational institutions of the MIA have come to the Internal Affairs for ceremonial presentation of the battle flag.


In his opening remarks, Oleksandr Turchynov said that the military has always been the mainstay of our country, their dedication, ability and willingness to perform the most complex task have been and will be a good example for all citizens of Ukraine. A battle flag is a symbol of valour and glory. After these words, Oleksandr Turchynov gave it to the rector of the academy.




Chief of the National Guard of Ukraine and Lieutenant General Stepan Poltorak turned to the academic teaching staff, trainees and students. He congratulated everyone with the outstanding event for the educational institution, which now acquired a new status - National. This is a great achievement for the service personnel who continue to faithfully serve the Ukrainian people and courageously defend their homeland.





The participants held a minute of silence in memory of the killed in the performance of their tasks. The festivities ended with performance of "5 stykhiy" (5 elements), whose members performed musical composition "Vitchyzna" (Motherland).



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