“I am convinced that your work as the country's leader will contribute to economic progress, successful fulfillment of all tasks, enhancement of peace and stability in the region,” the message of greetings reads.
First of all, the head of state asked the minister to brief him on the operation of law enforcement bodies in 2018. The president also asked about grave crime statistics and clear-up rate, the investigation of criminal cases which are under his control.
According to the head of state, it is with deep pain and sorrow that the Belarusian society has learned the news about the tragic accident. Alexander Lukashenko also offered support and wished a speedy recovery to the injured.
“The choice is not as follows: contract army or conscripted service. We have replaced all army conscripts by contracted soldiers without any difficulties wherever necessary. This process is still in progress,” the Belarusian leader said.
Orders, medals, and honorary titles have been bestowed for many years of fruitful work, impeccable service, exceptional valor and courage in fighting against crime, in rescuing people from fires and dealing with emergencies, and other services to the country.
Colonel Ivan Boguslavsky and Colonel Yuri Shaplavsky have been awarded Major-General rank. Internal Service Colonel Igor Bolotov and Justice Colonel Pavel Ignatov have been promoted to the ranks of Internal Service Major-General and Justice Major-General respectively.