Medvedev congratulated the miners with their professional holiday

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Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev congratulated workers and veterans of the coal industry on their professional holiday and noted their courage and professionalism in their work, according to the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Professional holiday of workers and veterans of the coal industry — the miner’s Day is celebrated on the last Sunday of August.

«Your work is highly respected. After all, this difficult and truly heroic profession choose unique strong and reliable. Each time, descending hundreds of meters deep into the earth, you show incredible courage and professionalism. And friendship, help and mutual aid have always been your main qualities», — the telegram says.

Medvedev noted the contribution of miners to the development of economy, stability of enterprises and the country’s energy security.

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