On August 24, 2017, the Embassy of Ukraine in Senegal celebrated the 26th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence. The main state holiday gathered the Ukrainian citizens who reside permanently or temporarily in Senegal, the representatives of local scientific and business circles, of NGOs, etc. The Honorary Consul-General of Ukraine in Abidjan, A. Zaher and the Senegalese businessmen who help to develop the Ukrainian-Senegalese economic cooperation also took part in the event.
In his speech, the Ambassador H.E. Mr. O.Ovcharov emphasized the importance of preserving the memory of those who defended the will of Ukraine for independence, and underlined the inevitability of modern processes in the European integration of our state.
The special interest of the audience was caused by the documentary devoted to the Ukraine’s Independence Day, as well as the exhibition of Ukrainian embroidery, organized by the members of families of the Ukrainian diplomats.