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7 Jul 2015

Lukashenko: Quality of Belarusian military education praised abroad

MINSK, 7 July (BelTA) – The efficiency and quality of education at Belarusian military universities is acknowledged abroad, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the ceremony held on 7 July to congratulate graduates of higher military education institutions and top-ranking officers, BelTA has learned.

Lukashenko: Quality of Belarusian military education praised abroadThe fact that the representatives of the Armed Forces from other countries are interested in the training in Belarus testifies to that. “During all international meetings my counterparts ask us to help train the national personnel of the Armed Forces. This pertains to not only the post-Soviet space. These are the biggest counties in the world. They appreciate the level of training, the absence of formalism,” Alexander Lukashenko stressed. The cost of education plays a special role, but the main things are the quality and level of training of those who come to study in Belarus,” the head of state added.

Lukashenko: Quality of Belarusian military education praised abroadThe President noted that Belarus pays special attention to the quality of officers’ training. “The profession of the Fatherland defender has always been respected in our society. It was confirmed in the year of the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory when the whole nation honored the liberators who have passed glorious traditions to us,” Alexander Lukashenko said.

At the solemn meeting held on 7 July the President handed over general’s shoulder boards to the officers of the Armed Forces, the State Security Committee, the State Forensics Committee, prosecution bodies. The head of state also presented special letters of thanks to a number of graduates of military universities for academic excellence, exemplary fulfillment of military duty. Alexander Lukashenko wished them to be good defenders of the Fatherland.

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