Alexander Lukashenko urges to make every effort to prepare Belarusian athletes for the Rio Olympics.<br> <br>The National Olympic Committee of Belarus is celebrating its 25th anniversary. On this occasion, President Alexander Lukashenko has sent a congratulatory message to NOC staff.<br>Over the years of its existence the National Olympic Committee of Belarus has become a large and influential non-governmental organisation that has made a significant contribution to developing high performance sport, popularising physical culture and promoting healthy lifestyles.<br>This year,Rio de Janeirowill host the Summer Olympic Games, and the people ofBelarusare looking forward to Belarusian athletes" successful performance. Therefore, it is necessary to make every effort to ensure the teams are being trained at the highest level, the President stressed.