MINSK, 28 May (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has congratulated the Belarusian border guard community on their professional holiday – Border Guard Day, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian head of state.
“In the year of the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory we recall that border guards were the first to take the blow. Protecting the Motherland's border today, you maintain the glorious traditions of the heroes of the Great Patriotic War as you are defending the security of the state,” the message reads.
Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the border guard service is one of the most prestigious and responsible types of military service. This service is only for real patriots who know the true meaning of the words loyalty and military duty.
“I am confident that thanks to considerable transformations in the border guard service, exceptional professionalism and constant combat readiness, courage and bravery of border guards, our state and people are under reliable protection,” the president underlined.
The head of state also thanked the border guard veterans for their contribution to maintaining peace on the Belarusian land.