Day of Belarusian Militia was established on March 26, 1998, by President Alexander Lukashenko and has been celebrated every year since then. The term militia refers to the civilian police in Belarus. It operates under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus.
Events held on the occasion of Belarusian Militia Day include solemn ceremonies in honor of militiamen who perished while on duty. They are attended by militiamen on duty, veterans of law enforcement, and government officials.
The attendees lay flowers and wreaths at the memorials to militia officers who died in the line of duty. The ceremonies also include a moment of silence and a triple salute. Then a formal reception at the Palace of Republic in Minsk is held, followed by a concert. During the reception, President congratulates law enforcement officials, militia officers, and veterans on their professional holiday.Remind me with Google Calendar
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