MINSK, 14 September (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to participants of the national research to practice conference “State policy in the sphere of history: problems and prospects of preserving the historical truth and memory”, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA.
The message reads: “We are Belarusians, a nation with a rich history that spans centuries. We are proud of our past, of the great accomplishments and of the trials that our forefathers have gone through with dignity. We remember in what complicated conditions the value foundation of the Belarusian statehood was created. Today on its basis we continue national development and strengthen the sovereignty of Belarus.”
Aleksandr Lukashenko stated that modern challenges of the global world create the threat of the loss of the spiritual and moral basis without which the nation and the country have no future. “This is why we have to defend the truth with greater adherence to principles and without compromises. We have to nurture the young generation using traditional values of Belarusians, their heroic deeds and labor deeds as an example. Historical science has to play the leading role in this important mission,” the Belarusian leader stressed.
The president is convinced that the conference, which is taking place ahead of People’s Unity Day, will become another confident step towards understanding the momentous events of the past. It will give answers to the most complicated questions and will serve the common cause of popularizing Belarusian history.
Aleksandr Lukashenko wished fruitful work, strong health, peace, prosperity, and new accomplishments for the benefit of Belarus to all participants of the forum.