MINSK, 9 December (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent a letter of birthday greetings to Director of the Hermitage Museum Mikhail Piotrovsky, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
The head of state remarked that with Mikhail Piotrovsky as director the unique museum complex has been a leading world-class institution for many years. “You are very successful at work and in the social and political life. Your expertise and experience in the preservation and popularization of the national heritage, historical and modern legacy of the nation are appreciated in your country and abroad,” the felicitation message reads.
According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, people in Belarus know and appreciate Mikhail Piotrovsky as a talented scientist, a renowned fine art expert and a great person. “I am convinced that your versatile activities will help develop and promote cultural dialogue between our countries in the future,” the president emphasized.