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14 February 2019
Drinking water in Belarus meets the international safety standards including the standards of the World Health Organization, Head Doctor of the National Center for Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health Anzhela Skuranovich said as she attended the opening ceremony of the international conference Modern Trends in Water Supply and Sanitation Development dedicated to the 145th anniversary of Minskvodokanal water services company, BelTA has learned. Anzhela Skuranovich noted successful...
7 February 2019
Minsk plans to host an international conference on children and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2019, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov said as he addressed the first regular session of the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) which is running in the UN Headquarters in New York on February 5-7, BelTA has learned. The diplomat noted that this year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of...
31 January 2019
Belarus expects the BelNPP project will get equal treatment during the Espoo Convention intermediary session, BelTA learned from the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection. A Belarusian delegation will take part in the intermediary session of the meeting of the parties to the Espoo Convention in Geneva on 5-7 February. The meeting is slated to discuss and adopt the draft decisions relating to the general and country-specific compliance with...
24 January 2019
Belarus is ready to help Russia's Novosibirsk upgrade its transport infrastructure, Belarus' Prime Minister Sergei Rumas said as he met with Novosibirsk Oblast Governor Andrei Travnikov on 23 January, BelTA has learned. "We could jointly develop and implement a project on comprehensive upgrade of Novosibirsk transport infrastructure. This pertains to traffic management, upgrade of tramway tracks, electric power supply systems and transport stops," Sergei Rumas said. Belarus is...
17 January 2019
A project designed to improve the national export incentives system was discussed as Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Yeudachenka met with representatives of the German Economic Team Belarus (GET Belarus) on 16 January, BelTA has learned. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Belarus Peter Dettmar attended the meeting. The sides discussed the GET’s project in detail. Close attention was paid to financial mechanisms...
9 January 2019
An events calendar for tourists for 2019 has been compiled in Belarus, BelTA learned from the Sports and Tourism Ministry. The list of the must-see events was drafted by the Tourism Department of the Sports and Tourism Ministry in cooperation with regional authorities and the Minsk City Hall. The calendar features over 90 events catering to every taste. These are sports competitions, concerts, culinary events, film festivals, theatrical forums, medieval tournaments and many more....
4 January 2019
Young people should take better care of the places where they come from, First Secretary of the BRSM Youth Union Central Committee Dmitry Voronyuk told the young talents from Mogilev who took part in a Christmas gathering Dreams Come True in the House of the Youth in Minsk on 2 January, BelTA has learned. “We always say that only we decide how beautiful our country, our native land and our street will be. Therefore, we would like the children and their parents to take good care of...
21 December 2018
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has signed decree No.483 on the country’s social and economic development tasks for the year 2019, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA. In line with the decree in 2019 social and economic development is supposed to secure economic growth in Belarus above the world’s average. Living standards of the Belarusian nation are expected to grow higher thanks to that. A number of key indicators to evaluate performance of the...
3 December 2018
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko reaffirmed the country’s commitment to the multipolar world in an interview to the Russian federal state TV channel Russia 24. Excerpts from his interview with Russian TV presenter Sergey Brilev were published on Vesti.ru, BelTA has learned. “When I said at the Munich Conference that I was absolutely against the disintegration of the European Union, some were really surprised. They have imposed sanctions against Belarus, against me. I was...
23 November 2018
MINSK, 23 November (BelTA) – The Belarusian Television and Radio Company and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will give Belarusian schoolchildren an opportunity to announce voting results of national juries of the nine countries that take part in the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Television and Radio Company. The winner of the Junior Eurovision 2018 will be determined on 25 November. Voting announcement is...
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