Putin noted the achievements of the workers of the nuclear industry to the state

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photoPutin noted the achievements of the workers of the nuclear industry to the state© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated workers and veterans of the nuclear industry on their professional holiday, noting created by their predecessors, nuclear parity and the defense of the state, the press service of the Kremlin on Friday.

«I congratulate you on the Day of nuclear industry worker. Outstanding scientific discoveries of the founders of the industry, the successes and achievements of your predecessors is largely determined by the breakthrough development of the national economy, creating in our country a powerful production complex, advanced nuclear energy, provided nuclear parity and the defense of the state», — is spoken in the corresponding telegram published on the Kremlin website.

The President noted that in modern conditions it is important to fully exploit the potential of the nuclear industry to modernize the national economy, strengthening Russia’s position in global competition. Nuclear technology should effectively serve science, industry, medicine, contribute to the realization of advanced space and Arctic programs.

«I am confident that you will continue to work in good faith and honorably to solve responsible tasks for the benefit of Russia. And of course, the warm, sincere words of recognition to the veterans of the industry», — said Putin.

Day of nuclear industry worker, established by presidential decree of 3 June 2005 «On the day of nuclear industry worker» and is celebrated annually on September 28.