MINSK, 12 February (BelTA) – The idea to award Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko with the Hero of Belarus title was put forward by Nikolai Mochansky, head of the Minsk aeroclub of the Volunteer Society for Cooperation with the Army, Aviation, and Navy, at the 6th Belarusian People's Congress, BelTA has learned.
“Every true Belarusian, every faithful citizen of our country would like to shake your hand out of respect for your civil position, your honesty, courage, and firmness,” Nikolai Mochansky said as he addressed the president.
“For the second time, you led the country away from danger. Thank you for saving Belarus,” he stressed.
Nikolai Mochansky suggested that the Belarusian People's Congress should adopt a decision to award the Hero of Belarus title to Aleksandr Lukashenko for his outstanding service to the country and efforts to build of an independent and sovereign state.