The Canadian town of Hamilton has once again raised the flag of Bosnia on its City Hall, on the occasion of Bosnia's Statehood Day, and in front of it wrote Happy November 25, Bosnia's Statehood Day, Institute For Research of Genocide Canada said on Sunday.
"Hamilton and Canada are blessed by the presence of a large and reputable community whose families come from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnians in Canada and the world commemorate the achievement of modern statehood that embodies the many principles enjoyed by Canadians. Bosnians in Canada work for the development and prosperity of their homeland, but also make a significant contribution to the development of Canada. As someone who has benefited from the knowledge of the Bosnian community in Hamilton and Canada, I wish you all the best for your special day! Congratulations to all, Many Thanks," a prominent member of the Canadian Parliament and member of the Canadian-Bosnian Friendship Group, Bob Bratina said in his congratulatory message on behalf of the Government of Canada.
Mayor Fred Eisenberger wrote in his congratulatory message on the occasion of the Statehood Day:
"On behalf of the City of Hamilton and my City Council colleagues, I would like to express my support for the Statehood Day celebration in Bosnia and Herzegovina on November 25, 2019. I want to recognize and acknowledge the tremendous contribution of the Bosnian community in the city of Hamilton. Bosnia and Herzegovina must be proud of its contributions to the world and its determination to support democracy. The Bosnian community has made a tremendous contribution to the richness and diversity of the city of Hamilton. Bosnians have been generous supporters of all that Canada values. I am glad you chose Canada for you and your families. Bosnia and Herzegovina can be proud of your generous legacy in this country. I wish you continued success in Canada and the City of Hamilton."