28 November the ceremony was held in Kharkiv airport to pay last respects to 6 victims of Malaysian Boeing crash. Justice and Safety Minister of the Netherlands Ivo Opstelten was present at the event.
Just before the commander of United interagency emergency response team MH17 Mr. Hans van der Veen expressed gratitude to all representatives of Ukrainian side which remained sympathetic to the tragedy. “Thank you that you do an honor for us – organize the ceremony of visitation with the airplane crash victims. When it started 4 months ago, nobody could think that it’d be so long. I want to thank you for your support and help”, – he underlined.
Let us remind that Boeing 777-200 of Malaysia Airlines operating flight between Amsterdam and Kuala-Lumpur crashed on 17 July 2014 on the territory of Donetsk region. There were 298 people on board, among them 3 children and 15 crew members. Everyone died.
From the first day of fact finding of the tragedy International airport “Kharkiv” (a
company-operator – New Systems AM LLC, DCH group headed by Alexandr Yaroslavsky) provides the best conditions for the people involved in the process. Moreover on a personal commission of Alexandr Yaroslavsky the representatives of official delegations were accommodated in his hotel – Kharkiv Palace 5* – more than
200 foreign experts and journalists.
International airport “Kharkiv” (http://hrk.aero/) is one of the key objects of Slobozhanshchina capital, reconstructed in preparation for the finals of European Football Championship in 2012. Sizes of a new runway are 2500 х 45 m. Start of large-scale project was given on April 1, 2008, when New Systems AM LLC (a group of DCH, the owner – a well-known Ukrainian businessman, investor and general coordinator of Kharkiv’s preparations for Euro 2012, in 2005-2012 – the president of FC Metalist Alexander Yaroslavsky) won the competition for a long-term rent of the integral property complex of Kharkiv airport.Reconstruction of International airport “Kharkiv” was made in the format of public-private partnership. The total investment to the project made by Alexander Yaroslavsky was $ 107.2 million (airport terminal and surrounding areas). The amount of funding allocated from the State budget for the reconstruction of the airport complex (including construction and airfield control tower) – $ 191.3 million.
Kharkiv Palace 5* is the first lux-hotel in Kharkiv. It was built in Svobody Sq. in Kharkiv when preparing to Euro-2012.
The operator of the building was DCH group headed by Alexandr Yaroslavsky (the general investor of preparation to the tournament), the total amount of investments to the project was $126 million. Kharkiv Рalace 5* has all technical possibilities and opportunities for organization of any events – from business discussions to great conferences and forums. In particular in July-August 2014, on the initiative of Alexandr Yaroslavsky, during the fact finding on the place of Malaysian Boeing-777-200 crash, the hotel became both accommodation for official delegations and international press-center.
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