On the motion of the President of the Office of Telecommunications and Post Regulation Mr. Witold Graboś submitted to the Minister of Infrastructure 19 employees of URTiP have been awarded Crosses of Merit by the President of the Republic of Poland – Mr. Aleksander Kwaśniewski for their services for development of telecommunication.
The ceremony of award by the Minister of Infrastructure took place on 16 May 2003 during this year’s celebrations of the International Day of Telecommunication.
Among awarded were experienced employees of Polish telecommunications administration including present directors of departments in the headquarters and regional branches of URTiP. These employees performed their professional duties perfectly and with particular conscientiousness.
Seven employees were awarded with the Golden Cross of Merit, ten employees were decorated with the Silver Cross of Merit and two employees were decorated with the Bronze Cross of Merit.
The Cross of Merit – one of the highest civil distinctions established by the Parliament of the Republic of Poland is awarded to persons, who have served special services for the State or public society.