The President of the Russian Federation awarded the MNS LTD. Managing Director Konstantin Smirnov the honorary title “HONORED DESIGNER OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION” by the decree of August 21, 2020 for the merits in the design activities and many years of conscientious work.
The award ceremony took place on November 6, 2020 in Smolny, residence of the Governor of St-Petersburg. On behalf of the President of the Russian Federation, state awards were presented by the Presidential Plenipotentiary in the Northwestern Federal District, Alexander Gutsan.
The Statute of the honorary title “Honored Designer of the Russian Federation” was approved by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation on December 30, 1995 No 1341 “On the establishment of honorary titles of the Russian Federation, approval of the provisions on honorary titles and description of the badge to honorary titles of the Russian Federation”. According to this Regulations, the title “Honored Designer of the Russian Federation” is awarded to highly professional specialists of design, technological, R&D, production and scientific-production organizations for personal merits in the development and implementation of fundamentally new highly efficient equipment and technologies, and that are responsible for their technical and economic indicators of the highest world level and ensuring the solution of major socio-economic problems; in the training of qualified designers and technologists for the needs of the economy of the Country.