16 February 2016, Tuesday, 18:41
UFA, 16 February 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Alexander Smirnov/. On February 16, in Ufa, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov handed over state awards of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Bashkortostan.
48 representatives of industry sphere, construction, transport, forestry, agriculture, service sector, public service, municipal government, business, law, science and education, health, media, architecture and culture were awarded with orders, marks of distinction, honourary diplomas, titles and certificates of acknowledgement for their professional achievements.
"Today it is very important to be focused on good, positive work", said Rustem Khamitov. "You work well, being an example for the whole our society. In general, we need everybody working similarly, with optimism and a feeling of involvement in what is happening in our country".
Full transcript of the speech and the list of awardees is published on the official website of the Head of the Republic.