Posted: 20.05.2022 11:35:00

Lukashenko believes this year will be very active for BRSM Youth Union and pioneers

During a meeting at the Independence Palace with pioneer activists, the President of Belarus congratulated all pioneers on the 100th anniversary of the pioneer movement


Addressing the young audience, Aleksandr Lukashenko said, “You are at the origins of the revival of a real pioneer organisation. I have a feeling that this year will probably be very active for both the BRSM Youth Union and you, the pioneers. This year will be the busiest, therefore, you are at the origins of the revival.”

The Head of State clarified, “I’ll tell you frankly: we have to seriously rebuild the work of the pioneer organisation as a whole and our youth organisation. The biggest drawback is that pioneers and the pioneer organisation are weakly attached to the youth organisation of the Belarusian Republican Youth Union, and they are not very interested in your life.”

At the same time, the President turned to his personal experience, when he was at the age of the invited youngsters, “It was strictly stipulated in our time that Komsomol members were our elder brothers, who organise and lead youngsters by the hand. That is, a new generation of youth was raised from pioneers.”

Aleksandr Lukashenko is convinced, “Without youth, without the Belarusian Republican Youth Union, without the Komsomol (in the old way), we can simply lose the pioneer organisation. No government can deal with this. This should be done by your senior comrades, so in this regard we need to do a lot of work.”

The President stressed that state leaders who oversee the education of the younger generation should also join in solving this problem. He noted, “We’ll rebuild this system and it should be no worse than in those days. Then we will have enough patriots, and there will be no question of patriotism.”