MINSK, 9 February (BelTA) – We need to bolster the IT company at the Military Academy by attracting the best, professional and motivated people , Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he talked to scientists in Minsk on 9 February, BelTA has learned.
One of the participants of the event was the head of the 1st group of the research laboratory of the Military Academy Pavel Chernyavsky. He said that his scientific work is connected with the first information unit of the Belarusian Armed Forces - the company of information technologies which is unmatched.
He recalled when visiting the Military Academy in 2019, the head of state stated the need to develop information technologies and keep the unit - the IT company. We, Belarusian scientists, are ready to implement the most complex technological solutions, scale up the results of our research and guarantee the successful implementation of the scientific tasks at the national and, if necessary, international level to preserve the peace on our Belarusian land," Pavel Chernyavsky assured.
The specialist is convinced of the huge intellectual potential of the country: "Intelligence is our main weapon. In terms of this type of weapon, Belarus is one step ahead of other states."
He stressed that the IT company is one of the advanced units. According to him, those who want to get there are thoroughly interviewed. Only best students make it to the company to implement the most complex technical solutions for the country.
"You were right to say that we need to attract the best people," the president noted. “People in uniform are disciplined, loyal, reliable. No matter how hard they try to destabilize us, invest money and so on, you work very persistently in this regard. We need to bolster this company. The product should be modern and necessary for the country."
"Andrei Ivanovich, you need to delve into the work of this company and, if necessary, support it from the point of view of education," Aleksandr Lukashenko said addressing Education Minister Andrei Ivanets.
"Today, all our universities are working closely with the Military Academy in the field of science. There is a plan for joint research aimed at developing new technology. We work with applicants and encourage them not just to enter the Military Academy, but seek careers in knowledge-intensive sectors. We will continue this work and aim for new highs," the minister assured.
"They need to be supported. These guys are reliable - by 99.9%. Maybe someone will want to realize themselves somewhere in a different sector, but they will not run abroad. Therefore, we need to help," the head of state summed up.