Aleksandr Lukashenko sends birthday greetings to Mikhail Piotrovsky

    President of the Republic of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent birthday greetings to Director General of the State Hermitage Museum Mikhail Piotrovsky.

    “You are one of the most influential figures in museum affairs in the world whose professionalism is a reference point for specialists. You manage to balance the work of a director of one of the most famous museums with research and social activities,” the felicitation message reads.

    The head of state expressed confidence that the contacts established between the director general of the State Hermitage Museum and Belarusian colleagues will help implement joint large-scale projects.