MINSK, 5 January (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has extended greetings to workers and veterans of government bodies and organizations of the social security system as the country marks Social Security Workers' Day, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
“Your service performs an important function: it provides support and protection to those who need it, who are in a difficult life situation and cannot take care of themselves. It is especially important today, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic, when mercy, compassion and humanity literally save people's lives,” the message of greetings reads.
The Belarusian leader emphasized that social security workers, by taking care of the elderly and caring about the principles of social justice, also make a worthy contribution to the preservation of traditional values, the unbreakable bond between generations and the strengthening of the unity of the people, without which it is impossible to imagine the further successful development of the Belarusian state.
The president wished all the workers and veterans of the social security system strong health, happiness, wellbeing, further success in all their undertakings.