Awards to Lithuanian language promoters

Sincere congratulation to our colleague Dr. Valerijus Rashomavičius, Chairperson of the Scientific Council of the Nature Research Centre, Head of the Laboratory of Flora and Geobotany, who has been awarded by the State Lithuanian Language Commission for the promotion of the Lithuanian language. The awards are given for significant work in the development of Lithuanian terminology, the promotion of the scientific language and linguistic education of the public.

“I am a botanist. Of course, I’m a botanist, but I have a flair for language”, he said and assured that the Lithuanian language is perfectly suited for creating terms. The botanist focuses on linguists Jurgis Pabrėžas and Laurynas Ivinskis.