Sports and Tourism Ministry of Belarus now has its own flag. The first deputy head of the presidential administration, Maxim Ryzhenkov handed over the flag to the head of the  ministry, Sergey Kovalchuk. The decree of the President approved additional heraldic symbols of the Ministry of Sports and Tourism, in particular, the flag and the badge of distinction. The day before, the ministry celebrated its 24th birthday. Special certificates were handed to employees of the ministry, heads of subordinate organizations.