Today, state awards to the best representatives of labor collectives were presented by the Prime Minister of Belarus. Doctors, teachers, scientists, industry and construction workers, customs officers, intellectuals gathered today in the hall of the Palace of the Republic. According to Andrei Kobyakov, it is symbolic that social workers receive rewards on the International Day of protection of children. Francis Skaryna Medal was awarded to our colleague, actress and TV presenter Svetlana Borovskaia.President"s gratitude was expressed for the early commissioning of the Republican center of positron-emission tomography, which will carry out X-ray diagnostics of cancer, neurological and cardiac diseases. A large group of people who took part in liquidation of consequences of theChernobylcatastrophe were awarded as well.