October, 10th, 2005, Moscow. - The international welfare fund " Patrons of art of the century " has awarded with the Gold decoration "the Patron of art" the general director of Open Society " Aeroflot - Russian airlines " Valery Okulov for rendering assistance to sick children and invalids.
The given decoration testifies to social recognition of the airline activity in the sphere of social responsibility. Rewarding took place on October, 7th at solemn ceremony which has been organized by International welfare fund " Patrons of art of the century " together with Social movement " Kind people of the world ".
Within the limits of the program of helping a number of medical establishments and funds for 9 months 2005 Aeroflot has transported free of charge the international flights with 160 sick children required urgent operations, 53 invalids, 127 employees of medical establishments, public organizations and the welfare funds transporting donor bodies for transplantation from abroad, medical and charitable cargoes.
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