Distinguished Belarusians honored with state awards
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has signed Decree
No. 218 to present state awards to 58 people.
Representatives of various professions received medals and orders in
recognition of the many-year productive work, exemplary fulfillment of service
duties, a big personal contribution to the development of the Belarusian space
system for the remote Earth sensing, development of the construction industry
and production of building materials, Belarusian printing, art, culture, and
architecture, great achievements in communications, research and training of
highly qualified specialists.
of Honor was conferred on chief conductor of the Zhinovich National Academic
Folk Orchestra Mikhail Kozinets. Medals of Francysk Skaryna were conferred on
editor of the social issues department of the Sovetskaya Belorussiya newspaper
Lyudmila Gabasova, member of the Belarusian Union of Artists Gennady Buralkin,
director of the executive directorate of the Belarusian Republican Fund of
Fundamental Research Sergei Gaponenko.
Medals for Excellent Labor were bestowed upon professor of the
mathematics and physics chair at the Belarusian State Academy of Communications
Lev Gladkov, director of the Brest department of Beltelecom Alexander Kenda.
Chairman of the Chausy District Executive Committee was honored with the Medal
for Saved Life.
Apart from that, the
president presented honorary titles. Film director, member of the Belarusian
Union of Filmmakers Anatoly Alai became the People’s Artist of Belarus. The
Honored Worker of Education of Belarus title was conferred on director of the
National Institute of Innovative Technologies of the Belarusian National
Technical University Vladimir Solomakho. The Honored Worker of the Manufacturing
Sector of Belarus title was conferred on Director General of OAO Keramin