15 April 2019
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Turkey Andrei Savinykh talked about the promising areas of cooperation between Belarus and Turkey in an interview to the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned.
Over the past 4-5 years, the trade between the two countries has significantly increased. Now it reaches almost $1 billion. The prospects for bilateral relations still remain hugely untapped. “Belarus and Turkey pay special attention to industrial development, as...
8 April 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to participants of and visitors to the 26th international information and communications technology forum TIBO 2019, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
“Thanks to these annual meetings, Minsk has turned into one of Eastern Europe’s most significant platforms to present the latest in information and communication technology,” the message reads.
The head of state noted that TIBO is the...
2 April 2019
Chairman of the Supreme State Council of the Belarus-Russia Union State, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko addressed Belarusians and Russians on the occasion of the Day of Unity of the Peoples of Belarus and Russia, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
“The Day of Unity of the Peoples of Belarus and Russia symbolizes unwavering commitment of our countries to long-standing friendship and common spiritual values. The inseparable heritage of the past,...
25 March 2019
Eleven Belarusian companies will supply components to the German concern John Deere, which makes agricultural machines, the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission told BelTA.
Eleven Belarusian companies and three Kazakhstani ones are part of the pilot project to supply components to assembly lines of the world’s top agricultural machinery manufacturer John Deere. The relevant agreement was reached as a delegation of the Eurasian Economic Commission visited a John Deere...
18 March 2019
Belarus is working to set up a united business promotion organization, Deputy Economy Minister Dmitry Matusevich told the STV channel, BelTA has learned.
“Work is underway to draft a regulatory act to establish a united specialized business promotion organization that will be backed by existing business promotion centers while operating in the regions,” Dmitry Matusevich said.
Apart from that, regions and the Economy Ministry run public advisory boards and entrepreneurship...
11 March 2019
Belarus’ medium-term fiscal program for 2019-2021 was approved by Council of Ministers’ Resolution No. 149 on 6 March 2019, BelTA learned from the government.
The program defines basic parameters of economic development and major monetary indicators, debt ceiling, major national budget parameters and expenditure ceilings for government programs in 2019-2020 (excluding the funds of the National Central Innovation Fund in 2019).
The program projects the gross domestic product...
4 March 2019
The recent meeting of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko with experts and journalists was very interesting and informative, First Deputy Chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party of Belarus Oleg Gaidukevich said sharing his impressions of the meeting with reporters, BelTA has learned.
“I had several questions; however, this frank conversation provided answers to all of them. I travel a lot across Russia, the European Union and defend Belarus’ position. Things will be easier...
21 February 2019
The Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus (DBRB) supports the extension of the family capital program, BelTA learned from DBRB Chairman of the Board Andrei Zhishkevich.
The official said: “There is no doubt we need a program to support families with many kids by means of providing family capital.”
Andrei Zhishkevich pointed out that the program’s effectiveness is confirmed first and foremost by the achievement of the goal to improve the demographic situation in the...
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...