On 29th September 2019, the celebrations on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Belarusian Exarchate of the Moscow Patriarchate were held in Minsk.
Before the communion, Bishop Antony of Slutsk and Soligorsk read out messages of greetings from His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia; Metropolitan Pavel of Minsk and Zaslavl, Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus; and Metropolitan Philaret (Vakhromeyev), Honorary Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus.
That same day later Metropolitan Pavel and Metropolitan Hilarion, together with a number of other participants in the celebrations, visited the Honorary Patriarchal Exarch, Metropolitan Philaret, in his residence at the Minsk Diocesan Administration. During a brotherly meeting Metropolitan Avgustin of Belaya Tserkov and Boguslav handed over to Metropolitan Philaret the highest award of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – the Order of Saints Anthony and Theodosius of the Kiev Caves. This award was also presented to Metropolitan Pavel of Minsk ad Zaslavl.