Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Delegation from Poltava headed by City Major visited Kristianstad

The delegation of Poltava-City authorities headed by Mayor Andriy Matkovsky paid an official visit to the Swedish City of Kristianstad invited by Mayor Bengt Gustavsson and Chairman of City Council Erna Arhag. During the visit perspectives of cooperation between the two cities were discussed, viz. in the sphere of culture, sports, tourism, youth policy and disability policy. The delegates met the leadership of the Youth Music Festival held annually in Kristianstad. They visited the National upper secondary school for disabled young students, as well as known in Sweden special institution for mentally or physically disabled persons, situated near Kristianstad. The Poltava delegation also visited the Malmberg company where they were informed on its cooperation projects of water purification implemented in Ukraine. During the meeting with the company’s representatives the cooperation opportunities with Poltava-City were discussed.
Swedish delegation from Kristianstad visited Poltava in 2009 to mark 300th anniversary of the Battle of Poltava. On the picture below you can see a delegation from Kristianstad on the exhibition of Alf Lannerbäck’s drawings dedicated to the Great Northern war.