The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) has congratulated its former President, Eugene Czolij, on his appointment as Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Montreal.
The relevant report has been posted on the UWC website.
"The Ukrainian World Congress congratulates its former President, Eugene Czolij, on his appointment as Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Montreal and wishes him success in this important position. This appointment is a proper recognition of his great work in support of Ukraine,” said UWC President Paul Grod.
According to the UWC website, Eugene Czolij signed the agreement to take on responsibilities of Honorary Consul on October 16, 2020. From now on, for the first time in history, Ukraine will have its diplomatic presence in the province of Quebec, which is within the Consular district of the newly appointed Honorary Consul.
"It will be both an honour and duty for me to fulfil the obligations of Honorary Consul by promoting the interests of Ukraine in Canada and furthering the development of commercial, economic, cultural and scientific relations between the two countries," stated Eugene Czolij.
In 2008-2018, Eugene Czolij was President of the Ukrainian World Congress.
In 1998-200, he headed the Ukrainian Canadian Congress.
Eugene Czolij received an honorary doctorate from the Lviv Polytechnic National University and the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Since 2012, he has been listed in the publication Best Lawyers in Canada.