Distinguished Belarusians honoured with state awards

    A number of distinguished Belarusians have been honoured with state awards in recognition of exemplary fulfilment of their service duties, huge personal contribution to the attainment of high production results in agriculture, achievements in the construction industry, technical inventory of immovable property, Belarusian journalism and literature, education and culture. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed the relevant decree on 4 February.

    The Order of Homeland 3rd Class was bestowed upon Director of Murava Company, Pruzhany District, Piotr Biletsky and chairman of the Belynichi agro-industrial company Kolkhoz Rodina Alexander Lapotentov.

    The Order of Honor has been conferred on Chairman of the Mogilev District Executive Committee Dmitry Goborov, Chairman of the Krugloye District Executive Committee Anatoly Dutko, machine operator of the private agricultural enterprise ASB Pervaya Vesna, Uzda District, Mikhail Zhuk, Director of Alexandriya-Agro, Kamenets District, Oleg Kozakevich. The Order of Honor was presented to machine operator of the agro-industrial company Kolkhoz Niva, Kirovsk District, Alexander Petrankov, director of the agricultural company Sovkhoz Dobrovolets, Klichev District, Oleg Portnik, chairman of the agro-industrial company Krasny Boets, Kirovsk District, Alexander Seryakov, turner of the agricultural company Agrokombinat Snov, Nesvizh District, Vyacheslav Sharapa.

    The Order of Francysk Skaryna was conferred on Director General of the Gomel State Circus Yakov Lobovich.

    The medal of Francysk Skaryna and the medal for labor services were bestowed upon workers of the manufacturing sector, healthcare, education, culture, and other industries.

    The Honored Artist of Belarus title was conferred on ballet dancers of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater Anton Kravchenko, Irina Yeromkina and Oleg Yeromkin, artist of the V.I.Dunin-Marcinkiewicz Mogilev Oblast Drama and Comedy Theater (Bobruisk) Alexander Parfenovich.

    The Merited Figure of Arts of Belarus title was presented to Director General of the National Art Museum Vladimir Prokoptsov. The Merited Figure of Culture of Belarus title was given to head of the culture department of the Yelsk District Executive Committee Valery Geikhman.

    Chairman of the agricultural company Gorodeya, Nesvizh District, Nikolai Solovyov was awarded the Merited Worker of Agriculture title. The Merited Constructor of Belarus title was given to deputy chairman of the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee Anatoly Mirchuk.