Greetings to members of Voluntary Association for Assistance to Army, Aviation and Navy (DOSAAF)

    Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to the members of the Voluntary Association for Assistance to Army, Aviation and Navy (DOSAAF) which marks the 90th anniversary.

    “Ding its almost 100-year history OSOAVIAKhIM-DOSAAF has trained hundreds of thousands of boys and girls who have written many memorable pages in the history of the organization. Students of the Belarusian flying clubs and training centers heroically fought against the Nazi invaders, cleared the liberated territories from mines, helped restore the war-destroyed national economy, and paved the way for the space age,” the message of greetings reads.

    According to the head of state, is a link between civil society and military organizations. Today DOSAAF teaches the youth some military skills, to be responsible for the homeland and its security and learn from the example of older generations. DOSAAF makes a significant contribution to the promotion of a healthy lifestyle, training of high-class professionals who hold leading positions in the world in technical, aviation and military-applied kinds of sports.

    Aleksandr Lukashenko is convinced that that DOSAAF will continue to fulfill its tasks to train citizens for work and defense.