The ceremony “The Man of the Year” award on the year 2008 took place in Mogilev. The prize is established by Mogilev Regional Executive Committee. Among the awarded there were representatives of industrial, social and political fields. In general, 15 people were awarded by the results of the year 2008.
While presenting the awards Petr Rudnik, the head of Mogilev Regoinal Executive Committee, quoted the President of the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko. “People with up-to-date and creative thinking with a great desire to achieve are very important for the country. We hope that the gratitude we express presenting you these awards will inspire you to higher achievements”.
Boris Batura, the head of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, was the first in the nomination “Social and Political Work”. The award is the result of team-work of all prize-winners and citizens of Mogilev region, told Boris Batura while getting the prize. Boris Batura asked to transfer his premium to Chausy boarding school for children with deviant behavior and children living in bad family conditions.