President Victor Yushchenko took part in oxygen converter launch at OJSC Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, according to the President`s press-office.

V. Yushchenko solemnly and personally launched the converter from its control console.

After the ceremony President laid a memorable container at the place of future gas power plant construction. It shall be built in the framework of Alchevsk Works modernization in order to improve its power supply system.