Over 100 representatives of various professions have been honored with state awards. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed a corresponding decree on 10 October.
These people received orders, medals, and honorary titles in recognition of the many-year productive work, exemplary fulfillment of service duties, a big contribution to the preservation of the historical and cultural legacy of Belarus, achievements in the development of the light industry, oil and chemical industries, housing and utilities sector, agriculture, construction, railway transport and civil aviation, healthcare, science, culture, and sport.
The Orders of Honor have been conferred on Director of OAO Zavod Promburvod Valentin Voronovich, Director of OAO Asilak, Uzda District, Valery Maysyuk, chief coach of the Belarusian national sambo team Enrst Mitskevich.
The same awards have been also presented to Belavia aircraft commander Vasily Parashchenko, Director of OAO GrodnoLift Stanislav Rysik, and Director General of SOOO Belwest Yuri Sumaneyev.