The Governor of the state of Nebraska, Pete Ricketts, has proclaimed 2018 as the Year of Romania’s Centennial, the Embassy of Romania in Washington DC informs, quoted by realitatea.net.
Governor Pete Ricketts has issued a proclamation saluting the celebration of the 1918 Great Union Centennial by Romania, reading that the United States and Romania share a long-time deep friendship and a strategic partnership built on the democratic values, historic relations and on the common commitment to ensure the trans-Atlantic security and reciprocal prosperity.
The document mentions the close relations between Romania and Nebraska in terms of trade, educational programmes and entrepreneurship.
The Romanian Ambassador to the US, George Cristian Maior, hailed the proclamation in Nebraska, saying that Romania is honoured by the message sent by Governor Pete Ricketts.
The Romanian envoy has conveyed to the Governor of Nebraska Romania’s gratitude for the support granted by the United States one hundred years ago, for completing the Great Union in 1918, stressing the important part played by President Woodrow Wilson with the plan in 14 points to reach peace at the end of World War I.
The issuing of proclamations by the US states is part of an ample project belonging to the Romanian Embassy in Washington DC to celebrate the 1918 Great Union Centennial.