Preparations for New Year celebrations in Belarus discussed
The preparations for the New Year celebrations
were discussed at a meeting with President Alexander Lukashenko on 29
“I would like to hear a report
on the status of the preparations for the New Year celebrations in the
capital, in the regions, and in the country in general,” the head of state
Alexander Lukashenko also asked
about the status of the Our Children campaign. “This is a matter of crucial
importance. I have asked no questions about the campaign this year on purpose,
as I understand that we traditionally work in this direction and have certain
experience,” the Belarusian leader noted.
The meeting paid special attention to the New Year address to be
delivered by the Belarusian leader.
of the Belarus President Administration Natalia Kochanova said that the
preparations for the New Year’s Eve celebrations are in full swing. The charity
campaign Our Children is well underway. “Our major task is to leave no child
without attention. When discussing the preparations for the New Year
celebrations, I emphasized the importance of paying special attention to the
families who are in a socially dangerous situation, whose children are under the
protection of the state,” she said.
reported earlier that Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko attended the
children’s Christmas party held on 23 December as part of Our Children campaign.
At the event, the President said that it is important to make sure that all
Belarusian children feel that they are loved and needed. This is the goal of the
Our Children campaign. Representatives of the country’s authorities and business
join the campaign and visit children in different parts of Belarus to wish them
a Happy New Year and a Merry Christmas.
The head of state also urged to surround the elderly with special
care and attention. Especially since not everybody has family or someone who can
come and share the warmth of their hearts and give attention during these
A few days earlier, the
President instructed the government authorities to ensure the safety of citizens
during the New Year and Christmas celebrations.