Fulfilling duties of the president of Republic Moldova, the chairman of parliament Mihaj Gimpu has handed over today the state awards to group of 15 journalists and managers of the media companies.
Mihaj Gimpu has noticed at ceremony, that the press always was in opposition to the power because if there was an independent press, there would be a true power of the people, having underlined, that in a life is a lot of people who have knowledge, there are values, but they not always have boldness and character to struggle for these values.
Journalist Korina Fusu to which the award "Ordinul Republicii" has been handed over, has underlined, that as the chairman of the Commission on culture, formation, a science, youth, sports and mass-media will support a free press, acceptance of the legislative basis protecting freedom of expression of opinions and punishing censorship when separate bodies массмедиа will try to apply it.
According to the chairman of the Union of journalists of Republic Moldova Валериу Сахарняну to whom the award "Ordinul Republicii" also has been handed over, the awarded journalists have won to themselves a name and anybody cannot deny it. He has told, that "we regard these awards as our civil work on a journalism field, informing of citizens in the spirit of freedom and democracy".
The director of the daily newspaper "Timpul" Konstantin Tenase who asserts has received the same award also, that it is an estimation of efforts not only journalists, but also all intelligency for last years to return Bessarabia in a normal channel.
Gentlemen of an award "Ordinul Republicii" steels of 12 journalists - a newspaper observer "Jurnal de Chisinau" to Peter Bogatu, the author and the presenter of the program "In PROfunzime", leaving on television channel PRO TV Chisinau, Лорена Богза, the director of the Kishinev bureau of radio station "Europa Libera" Vasil Botnaru, the director "Jurnal Trust Media" Валериу Бутнару, the editor-in-chief of the newspaper "Panorama" Думитру Чубашенко, the chairman of the parliamentary Commission on culture, formation, a science, sports and mass media Корина Фусу, the general director "Analitic Media grup" - TV7 Anatoly Golja, the editor-in-chief of an independent weekly journal of journalistic investigations "Ziarul de Garda" Анета Гросу, the chairman of the Union of journalists of Moldova Валериу Сахарняну, the director of the national independent daily edition "Timpul" Konstantin Tenase, the correspondent of the Kishinev bureau of radio station "Europa Libera" Valentina Ursu, The editor-in-chief of the newspaper "Alianta" Moldova Noastra "Elena Zamura.