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Members of the RTO Lithuania community honoured with a state award

On 6th July, the Day of the State of Lithuania, the Coronation of King Mindaugas and the National Anthem, the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Gitanas Nausėda, awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of the Grand Duke Gediminas to the Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry of the Lithuanian Centre of Physical Sciences and Technology (FTMC) – Prof. Albertas Malinauskas, author of research and inventions being applied to medicine, the food industry, and the environment.

Such an award was also dedicated to PD Dr. Antanas Svirskis (LAMMC) – a researcher at the Institute of Agriculture, a researcher in plant breeding and seed production, non-traditional plant species and organic farming.

At a ceremony held yesterday in the White Hall of the Presidential Palace, President G. Nausėda honoured sixty persons of merit to our country – science, education and culture, representatives of business and non-governmental organizations and others.

Watch the recording of the ceremony here.

Nuotraukos autorius R. Dačkus/
Lietuvos Respublikos Prezidento kanceliarijos nuotr. / Robertas Dačkus