MINSK, 17 November (BelTA) – After visiting the Kristall jewelery company, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko was gifted Belarus' map that was made using vermeil and natural diamonds, BelTA reports.
Diamonds of different sizes were used to designate Minsk, oblast and district capitals on the map.
The head of state also received a pen made of bog oak that is about 4,050 years old. The oak was caught in the Sozh River near the village of Karpovka, Loyev District.
At the end of the visit, Gomel Oblast Governor Ivan Krupko handed over a loaf of bread from Gomel Oblast to the head of state. But Aleksandr Lukashenko immediately passed it to the staff of the Kristall company telling them to eat it with tea.