Head of Republic congratulates rescuers on their professional holiday

On December 27, Alexander Zakharchenko congratulated the employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations on their professional holiday - the Day of the DPR Rescuer.

"Your profession is one of the most necessary and noble ones. You save people's lives, prevent catastrophes and accidents. I sincerely wish you smooth service, peace, happiness and prosperity to your families," the Head of State said.

The best employees of the department were awarded state awards for the professionalism and demonstrated heroism in the service. Rescuers received Honorary Diplomas, Badges of Honour “For Services to the Republic” from the hands of the Head of the Republic, and officers were also awarded the Honoured Rescuer title.

In honour of the professional holiday, the rank of Lieutenant-General was awarded to the Minister of Emergency Situations of the DPR Alexey Kostrubitsky.

Alexander Zakharchenko thanked the employees of the department for valiant service for the benefit of the state.