Denis Pushilin participates in parade and rally dedicated to Miner’s Day (video)

On August 23, a festive procession and rally on occasion of Miner’s Day were held in Donetsk. The event was attended by the Chairman of the DPR People’s Council Denis Pushilin, Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers Alexander Timofeyev, representatives of the coal enterprises of Donetsk, Makeyevka, Shakhtyorsk, Kirovskoye, Torez and Snezhnoye, as well as honoured workers of coal industry.

Denis Pushilin, in his commentary, congratulated coal industry workers on their professional holiday.

ʺI would like to congratulate the workers of our mining region on a holiday – Miner’s Day. And I wish you all the best, prosperity and, of course, faith in our young Republic,ʺ a parliamentarian speaker said.

The parade was opened by the exemplary band “Miners’ dawns” of the production association “Makeyevugol”. According to the administration of the Head of the DPR, about 5000 people took part in the procession.

Let us add that there are 5 state-owned coal-mining enterprises, which include 15 mines, in the DPR at the moment. Total employment of those employed in the coal industry amounts to 33 thousand people.

It should be reminded that Miner’s Day is celebrated annually on the last Sunday of August. It fell on August 26 this year.

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