Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has sent a letter of birthday greetings to People’s Artist of Belarus Leonid Shchemelev.
“Significant achievements of the Belarusian school of painting are connected with your name,” the President stressed. “You have made a big contribution to the preservation, development and promotion of the best traditions of the Belarusian fine art. Your paintings are an example of great mastery, and the professional and public activities are an example of the selfless service to your country.”
According to the head of state, the artist’s contribution to the training of several generations of talented artists who are the pride of the nation deserves profound respect.
Alexander Lukashenko wished Leonid Shchemelev strong health, many returns of the day, success and wellbeing.