State awards have been handed over to the best professionals today. Almost two hundred representatives of different spheres got medals and certificates of acknowledgment from the Prime minister. They are scientists, teachers, state service people, medical workers. The contribution of the agrarians has also been noted. The agriculture brings over 7% of the GDP, and its development is a strategic governmental task, Mr.Rumas remarked. Builders who were engaged in reconstruction of a bridge over the Pripyat river and medical center in Zhdanovichy, as well as the workers of the Belarusian aviation company got high awards.