On the eve of his visit to Canada, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman took part in a solemn ceremony of defacing a stamp dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Confederation of Canada. The stamp sheet was made by a student of the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts Oleksandra Malyar, who became the winner of the competition announced by the Ukrposhta State Enterprise together with the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine.
"Ahead of the visit to friendly Canada, today we have an opportunity to launch the stamps marking the 150th anniversary of our friendly Canada and the 25th anniversary of the establishment of our diplomatic cooperation. This is a symbolic moment, and I will gladly launch these stamps," said Volodymyr Groysman.
Present at the ceremony, Karim Morcos, Director of the Canadian Development Program in Ukraine stressed that this year is a year of jubilee for Canada and in diplomatic relations with Ukraine. "Recently, we also celebrated the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada, which is also a landmark event for us. We and the Government of Canada are looking forward to your visit with the participation of business, we will talk about reforms, and we expect that it will bring fruitful results," the diplomat said.