President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated the Christians of the Western Rite on Christmas. Congratulations of the head of state posted on his page on Facebook.
"On this festive evening, listen to the first recording of " Shchedryk "by composer Mykola Leontovich, recorded in New York in 1922. Since then and until today, it is exactly with this tune, millions of people around the world meet the New Year holidays.", - Said the president.
Poroshenko wished peace, family warmth, and happy holidays.
Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, following the head of state congratulated the Christians of the Western Rite on Christmas.
"Congratulations on Christmas to Christians of Western rite! In this bright holiday I wish peace and serenity in every house, kindness, understanding, happiness and success!" - Wrote on his Facebook page the head of government.