Alexander Lukashenko presented state awards to honored workers in various fields, mothers of many children, as well as general's shoulder marks to the senior officers. The ceremony took place at the Palace of Independence. More than 30 people took part in the event. The head of state congratulated all those present with awards and titles and especially noted that each of the awardees works for the Fatherland and the people, making our country stronger and more beautiful with his or her work. The President is convinced that "a nation that cares about tomorrow can unite and develop successfully only on positive ideas and deeds".