The title of «honorary citizen» received two residents of the Vladimir region

© RIA Novosti / Victoria Watrigant Vladimir, assumption Cathedral. Archival photoThe title of «honorary citizen» received two residents of the Vladimir region© RIA Novosti / Victoria Viatris

Doctor and public figure Vladimir region joined the book of honorary citizens of the region, which now number 19 people, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the regional legislative Assembly.

He recalled that the title of «Honorary citizen of Vladimir region» is awarded for special merits in the development of production, science and technology, education, social welfare, art, culture, sports, human services, other areas of work and high professional skills, but also for active participation in public life of the region.

«The rank of the honourable citizen was received by the Chairman of the Association of parents of disabled children «Light» the Love Katz and neonatologist, Professor albert Antonov. The decision to award them this title was adopted unanimously by deputies of legislative Assembly of Vladimir», — said the Agency interlocutor.

He said that Katz was awarded the title for outstanding work to protect the rights and interests of disabled children and their families, as well as for great personal contribution to the improvement of the living conditions of persons with disabilities. Antonov is well-known as the founder of effective methods of resuscitation and intensive care of premature infants. Its development was able to save dozens of children’s lives.

In addition, at the meeting of the regional Parliament, a question was raised about the families of this Church, have been married for 50, 60 and 70 years. From the regional budget they rely payments, where the amount is equal to the anniversary date — that is, 50, 60 and 70 thousand rubles. Following the meeting, the deputies decided to extend the act for an indefinite period. Anniversaries to celebrate this year’s 1719 families in Vladimir region.