Minister of Environment to present the most honourable award of the Ministry to His Excellency Valdas Adamkus2014-06-23
Today, Valentinas Mazuronis, Minister of Environment, will meet and present the most honourable award of the Ministry of Environment, the Badge of Honour for Social Work, to Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania. His Excellency was entitled to this award on 5 June, on the occasion of World Environment Day, for merits to the country in the field of environmental protection.
“On numerous occasions, Valdas Adamkus has proved by his deeds that environmental protection is an integral part of his life. It is a great honour for me to present this award to him personally”, says Valentinas Mazuronis.
Since 2008 the Ministry of Environment has been awarding the Badge of Honour for Social Work to public, non-governmental organisations or their members and other persons for active social work in promoting a healthy and clean environment, protecting the landscape, ecosystems and natural values and biological diversity, restoring natural resources, reducing energy costs and the environmental impact of climate change.
Public Information Division
23 June 2014