On Saturday, Russia celebrates Transport Workers’ Day, and President Vladimir Putin congratulated the employees of this industry on their professional holidays. The corresponding telegram was posted on the Kremlin’s website.
The head of state pointed to the contribution of transport workers to the development of the national economy and social sphere, strengthening interregional and international relations, improving the quality of life of Russians.
“In the domestic transport industry, specialists of the highest qualifications have always worked, who thoroughly know and love their work,” Putin emphasized.
The Russian leader also urged workers to concentrate now on addressing top-priority tasks, in particular, modernizing infrastructure and improving transport safety, updating public transport, introducing the latest technologies and digital services.
Earlier, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his 75th birthday.