The Medal of Merit for Mr. Paul Rausnitz
Mr. Paul Rausnitz, owner of Meopta, was distinguished by the President of Czech Republic Mr. Milos Zeman on October 28, 2013.
At an awards ceremony in Prague, Mr. Rausnitz was awarded with the Medal of Merit for his outstanding contributions to the Czech Republic in the area of economy.
Recognizing Meopta as the largest and most important optical company in the country, Mr. Rausnitz was credited with saving and resurrecting the company after the fall of Communism as well as for his efforts in World War II where he and the entire Rausnitz family aided in the liberation of Czechoslovakia from the hold of fascism.
All employees of Meopta, both in the Czech Republic and USA congratulate Mr. Rausnitz on this prestigious honor.
Paul Rausnitz with President of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic - Milan Štěch
President of Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, addresses the gathered audiece