11/13/17 3:40 PM / Views：475
Today, a presentation of the postal project "2017 - the Year of Science in Belarus" and the solemn cancelling of the postage stamp was held at the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus. The postal project consisting of the stamp, the envelope "The First Day" and a special stamp was prepared by the RUE "Belpochta" and the Ministry of Communication and Informatization in cooperation with the SCST. The circulation of the artistic stamp is 54 thousand copies.
The event was attended by Alexander Shumilin, Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, Sergei Chizhik, First Vice Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and Anna Ryabova, Deputy Minister of Communication and Informatization.
In Belarus, 2017 was declared the Year of Science by the decree of the Head of State. The main goal of this decision is to increase the role of science in fulfilling the tasks of the country's social and economic development, create favorable conditions for the preservation and development of scientific potential and the formation of an international image of Belarus as a country with a high level of the intellectual and human capital.