Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos attended on Tuesday the military ceremony organised at the Unknown Hero Monument of Carol Park on the occasion of Army Day, during which wreaths of flowers were laid in the memory of the heroes fallen in the line of duty.
Together with the Prime Minister, also attending the ceremony were officials with the National Defence Ministry, the General Staff, the Interior Ministry, representatives of the local administration, war veterans.
During the ceremony, a group of priests officiated a religious service to the memory of those who died in battle and wreaths of flowers were laid on behalf of the officials.
The 30th “Mihai Viteazul” 30th Guard Regiment conducted a parade at the Unknown Hero Monument.
On the same occasion, 33rd “Posada” Mountain Huntsmen Battalion received the National Flag, which will be carried on the route Bucharest — Ploiesti — Buzau — Marasesti — Bacau — Targu Neamt — Toplita — Miercurea Ciuc — Sfantu Gheorghe — Brasov.
“The march will be carried out in nine stages, on foot, in the stopover localities, and by car outside of these, by servicemen with the 2nd “Sarmizegetusa” Mountain Huntsmen Brigade, 61st “General Virgil Badulescu” Mountain Huntsmen Brigade and 26th “Avram Iancu” Mountain Huntsmen Battalion,” according to the National Defence Ministry (MApN).
The National Flag tour will end on 2 November, at 11:00, when it will be handed over to the servicemen of the research subunit of the 2nd “Sarmizegetusa” Mountain Huntsmen Brigade, who will bring it to the Brasov Council Square, at the ceremony marking the Mountain Huntsmen Centenary. More…