President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych plans to visit Kanev on March 6 on the occasion of the 199th anniversary of birthday of Taras Shevchenko.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, he said this at the final news conference today.

According to the words of the President, during the visit, they will check up a preparation process for the 200th anniversary of birthday of T. Shevchenko, which will be celebrated the next year.