“I congratulate from the bottom of my heart to all the citizens of Nis the days of our city patrons – St. Emperor Constantine and St. Empress Helen with the wish for our city to be, in the years which ate ahead of us, the driving engine of the progress in the South of Serbia, and that every following year, we celebrate these days in good health happiness and prosperity. In line with our rich tradition and values on which it is based, our efforts are directed towards improving the quality of life of our citizens. To make the most of the opportunities that are before us, we need unity and cooperation. With the desire to implement positive economic and cultural projects in the years ahead, once again I extend my congratulations on this occasion, “as Nis City Mayor Darko Bulatovi said in his speech.
Previously, in the church of St. Emperor Constantine and St. Empress Helen, His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Nis, presented to the Mayor the labarum with the monogram of Christ, which symbolically marked the beginning of the celebration of the city festivity days.