Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.47 - 01 April 2012
NATO Day was celebrated at the MoND HQ before the Defence Minister, Gabriel Oprea, with a ceremony organized on April 1st.
During the military ceremony celebrating 63 years since the establishment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and eight years since Romania has joined the Alliance, Romanian and NATO Colors were hoisted while Romanian and NATO anthems were played.
The event was attended by military and civil personnel from MoND HQ and the three services.
NATO Day was also celebrated with ceremonies organized in military units across the country in cooperation with local authorities.
"NATO Day in Romania" is celebrated according to the provisions of Law No. 390 /2004 and it is a celebration of the "European and Euro-Atlantic democracy and spirit ".
MoND Press Office