13 June 2018
MOSCOW, 13 June (BelTA) – The Union State Council of Ministers meeting will take place in Moscow on 13 June. The Belarusian delegation will be led by Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov, BelTA has learned. The agenda includes 14 issues. The focus will be on trade and economic cooperation between Belarus and Russia. The Council of Ministers will consider forecast demand and supply balance sheets on the most important food products of the Union State and the implementation of the Union State...
1 June 2018
DUSHANBE, 1 June (BelTA) – A meeting of the CIS Heads of Government Council will take place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on 1 June, BelTA has learned.
The Belarusian delegation will be led by Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov.
The CIS Heads of Government Council meeting will be held in the governmental residence under the chairmanship of Tajikistan’s Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda on 1 June. The agenda of the meeting includes 14 issues aimed at expanding and strengthening economic,...
22 May 2018
MINSK, 22 May (BelTA) – There are plans to use the full potential of the regional groups on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Belarus. The statement was made by Marianna Shchetkina, Deputy Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of Belarus, National Coordinator for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, as she met with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Belarus Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki on 22 May, BelTA has learned.
15 May 2018
MINSK, 15 May (BelTA) – The TIBO 2018 expo is underway in Minsk, BelTA has learned.
The exhibition is held as part of the 25th edition of the international forum on information and communication technologies TIBO 2018.
The exhibition will bring together more than 100 companies from 15 countries (Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia, the United Kingdom, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, and Japan).
7 May 2018
MINSK, 7 May (BelTA) - Belarus hopes to sign agreements with China on 160 projects at the November expo in Shanghai, Belarus Economy Minister Vladimir Zinovsky said in an interview with the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA informs.
“We have received a response from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce on 160 projects, agreements on which we are going to sign at the Shanghai exhibition in November. These potential 160 projects can be invested through China to be implemented in our country,”...
28 April 2018
MINSK, 28 April (BelTA) – Days of Vietnamese Culture will be held in Belarus in June, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vietnam to Belarus Le Anh said at a function held at the House of Friendship on 26 April to mark the 43rd anniversary of Southern Vietnam's Liberation and Reunification Day, BelTA informs.
According to the diplomat, the program will include the performance of artistic companies and exhibitions of Vietnamese craftsmen in Minsk and Brest.
19 April 2018
MINSK, 19 April (BelTA) – In Q1 2018 Belarusian corporations and self-employed businessmen transported 106.1 million tonnes of freight, 109.7% as against January-March 2017, representatives of the National Statistics Committee of Belarus told BelTA.
Freight turnover totaled 33.7 billion tonne-kilometers, 6.9% up from the same period of last year.
In Q1 2018 some 492.6 million people used passenger transportation services, 98.8% as against the same period of last year. Passenger...
10 April 2018
MINSK, 10 April (BelTA) – The Belarusian migration legislation is aimed at efficient social integration and adaptation of migrants, Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Dapkiunas said while speaking at the general debate on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and International Migration at the 51st session of the UN Commission on Population and Development on 9 April, BelTA has learned.
“Human migration presents one of today’s greatest modern development...
30 March 2018
Belarusian Education Minister Igor Karpenko and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Belarus Didier Kaness
discussed ways to expand practical cooperation between the universities of Belarus and France, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Education Ministry.
The sides outlined the top-priority avenues of cooperation in education, among them French classes in Belarusian schools and the expansion of practical cooperation between Belarusian and...
20 March 2018
MINSK, 20 March (BelTA) – The 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held at the Belarusian capital on 25 November. The event will be hosted by Minsk Arena, BelTA informs.
The weekly show on Belarus 1 TV channel showcased the forum’s logo and motto which were chosen at an open competition held in late 2017. The contest received more than 300 electronic and mail letters from different countries. The best ideas were submitted to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).