Summing up last year’s results, the head of state, quoted by BELTA, admitted that the residents “perhaps even more than before, felt the threat to the calm and secure life to which they were accustomed, began to worry more about their children, relatives, loved ones and even thought about the future of humanity. They more clearly realized the value of peace in their homeland, which became the main achievement of the year.”
The president expressed his gratitude to everyone who “educates schoolchildren and students, treats and helps lonely people.” Separate words of gratitude were expressed to workers and peasants, heads of enterprises, to all who “make life more comfortable by developing the service sector, give it bright colors by implementing creative projects, and ensure safety, firmly protecting the borders and order in the common home – Belarus”.
Despite the trials of 2022, a lot of good things happened in the country of ten million, Lukashenko claimed. “We were creating new products and entering new markets at a time when we were stifled by sanctions,” he said.
In his opinion, many have looked at their country in a new way, realized what riches it possesses: the beauty of nature, the mystery of the historical past, the treasures of culture and national traditions. “We learned more about our homeland and we feel more proud of our homeland,” Lukashenka is convinced.
Last year, the republic, recalled the president, welcomed refugees from critical points, gave them a roof and work, and accepted new citizens into their families. “More than seven thousand foreigners from 31 countries are working for the benefit and prosperity of their new homeland. Most of them are Ukrainians, ”he said, stressing that the Republic of Belarus was and will remain a hospitable and friendly country.
At the same time, Lukashenko drew attention to how small the world is: it is enough to start a conflict in one country, and the whole planet begins to have a fever. Therefore, answering the topical question for every Belarusian: “Will Belarus remain an island of security?”, He made it clear that it depends on each citizen, adding that “on all of us together.”
The head of state is deeply convinced that if a country wants to live in peace and security, then, above all, it is necessary to “respect and value the work of the uniformed, raise children as patriots of their country and abide by the Law. ” In addition, the president stressed, “if we want to live in a free and independent State, we must care for and protect historical memory, spiritual values, and primordial traditions.”
Addressing his compatriots, the Belarusian leader once again confirmed that he, like everyone else, wishes peace and good for his native Belarus. “Good health and children’s laughter – to every family. Friendly care and warmth – to everyone who is lonely. Family harmony and well-being – to every household. May our wishes come true! Be happy, take care of yourself yourself and your loved ones!” – wished Lukashenka.