Vasily Revyako, the hero of Belarus: "We need two more lives, so that everything you dream about is done"

Vasily Revyako, the hero of Belarus, the deserved farmer of the country, the head of the SEC "Progress-Vertelishki" is 70 years old. The welcoming address of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and the Certificate of Honor of the Regional Executive Committee was presented to him by the Chairman of the Regional Executive Committee Vladimir Kravtsov.   


"Your work biography is a vivid example of honest service to the Motherland and loyalty to duty. The exceptional professional and moral qualities that have been yours for many years are the guarantee of successful work of the agricultural production cooperative "Progress-Vertelishki", where a high culture of farming, livestock, processing products is provided, as well as decent living and working conditions for workers", says the greeting.  

This enterprise, underlined in the welcome address, can rightly be called the forge of highly skilled personnel in the agrarian sector. 

"I am deeply grateful to you for the ability to effectively manage your native land and the constant striving for new achievements in your profession. I wish you good health, happiness, and success in labor for the benefit of Belarus", says the message.  

-This man is a legend, you can not say otherwise about Vasily Afanasievich, - says Vladimir Kravtsov, -  the chairman of the regional executive committee. The Star of Hero and the title of "Honored Worker of Agriculture of Belarus" speak of his exceptional merits. For more than twenty years, Vasily Revyako has been at the helm of the advanced farming. High responsibility and exactingness, introduction of modern methods of production contributed to the fact that today the SEC "Progress-Vertelishki" is one of the best farms in the country. We are proud of the fact that such worthy people as Vasiliy Revyako live and work in the Grodno region.  


Today in SEC "Progress-Vertelishki" decent conditions have been created for labor, life and recreation for people. Here they are engaged not only in plant growing, the production of beef, poultry, milk, but also in the cultivation of minks. There are shops for processing milk and meat, an enterprise for the production of ceramics and artistic forging, a construction shop, a bakery, a mill. And fur coats, which are sewn at the local sewing workshop, are popular far beyond the borders of the country. At a high level, people are engaged in gardening. Recently, a scientific and practical training center for students of the Grodno State Agrarian University has been opened on the basis of ITC "Rydeli".  

-More than 20 years ago, when I was at the helm of the farm, I imagined that in a few years everything that I had planned, I will do and will enjoy the result. It turned out that no. We need two more lives to accomplish everything that you dream about, - says Vasily Afanasyevich, - thanking the guests for their congratulations. If you sum up the subtotal, to some extent I am satisfied with what you managed to do on the farm. Serious steps have been taken in the social development of the economy, economic indicators are encouraging. I am proud of every person who is currently working on the farm. And when he was asked why he chose the agrarian sphere for himself, he simply answers: he was born in a rural family.  


-I'm in love with agriculture, emphasizes Vasily Revyako. Andyou believe it unconditionally.


Our Note

Vasily Revyako was born on 15th of July, 1948 in the village of Rabets, Khoiniki District, Gomel Region, in a large family. After graduating from a basic school in the village of Slabozhanka, he entered Rechitsa Zoo veterinary technical school. He served in the ranks of the Soviet Army, in 1975 he graduated from the Grodno agricultural institute.  

In 1995VasilyAfanasyevich headed the collective farm "Progress". In March 2006 he was awarded the title of "Hero of Belarus" for exceptional achievements in the socio-economic development of the country.  

Vasily Revyako is an honored agricultural worker of the Republic of Belarus, a candidate of agricultural sciences, a deputy of the Grodno regional Council of Deputies of the 26th convocation, a member of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the 4th and 5th convocations.

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