Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has sent greetings to the participants and guests of the 25th Minsk International Book Fair and the 4thInternational Literary Symposium Writer and Time.
“The forum is considered to be one of brightest events in Belarus’ life. In a quarter of a century it has become known abroad as well,” the message of greetings reads.
Alexander Lukashenko stressed that the spiritual and moral development of the society is a priority for the Belarusian state, and, of course, books play an important role in this process. “It is hard to overestimate its importance for the preservation of the cultural legacy of generations, formation of the personality and aspiration for progress,” the President remarked.
According to the head of state, it is very important when honest and sincere words of writers help promote peace, understanding and humanism.