THE BCD ADDRESSES TO BELARUSIANS ASKING TO SUPPORT THE PETITION TO APPOINT MARCH 25 AND SEPTEMBER 08 AS STATE HOLIDAYS
“Noting the extreme importance of the historical events which tool place on March 25, 1918 and September 08, 1514, for each citizen of Belarus,
Their crucial meaning for existence of the Belarusian people and Belarusian independent state, we the undersigned citizens of Belarus, demand:
-- to appoint March 25 as a State holiday of the Republic of Belarus – the Day of Freedom;
-- to appoint September 08 as a State holiday of the Republic of Belarus – the Day of Belarusian Military Glory (the Day of Homeland’s defenders and the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus);
-- to make these days non-working days”, - stated in the petition.
The BCD appeals to the Belarusian society asking to support this petition. Later this document will be filed to the President’s administration and the government. Today the petition was signed by the leaders of the BCD Paval Sieviarynets and Vital Rymasheuski, the Chairman of the BPF Party Aliaksej Janukevich, the Chairman of the Movement “For Freedom!” Aliaksandr Milinkevich, the leader of Minsk organization of the BPF party Viktar Ivashkevich.
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