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8 October 2019
The 24th edition of the Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum will open at the indoor football center in Minsk on 8 October, BelTA has learned. The forum will feature international exhibitions Energy. Ecology. Energy Saving. Electro (EnergyExpo’ 2019), Oil&Gas Technologies, Atomexpo Belarus, ExpoSvet, Water & Air Technologies, and ExpoCity. The aim of the forum is to showcase modern equipment and technologies for production and distribution of electricity and heat energy,...
2 October 2019
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus welcomes the decision to confirm the text of the ‘Steinmeier formula’. The decision was taken at the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) in Minsk on 1 October 2019, Anatoly Glaz, Head of the Information and Digital Diplomacy Office, Press Secretary of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told BelTA. “We sincerely welcome the agreement reached at the TCG meeting in Minsk to renew the disengagement of forces and...
23 September 2019
The Belarusian State Committee for Standardization (Gosstandart) and ASTM International (American Society for Testing and Materials) have signed a memorandum of cooperation on the sidelines of the 42nd General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in Cape Town, BelTA has learned. The memorandum was signed by Gosstandart Chairman Valentin Tataritsky and Vice President for Global Cooperation of ASTM International Teresa Cendrowska. The...
16 September 2019
Nina Savina of Belarus won the 21.1km race of the Minsk Half Marathon 2019 which took place in the Belarusian capital on 15 September, BelTA has learned. Nina Savina set a new record of 1:11.24. The previous winning time of 1:12.02 was held by Sheila Jerotich of Kenya. Second in the race of the Minsk Half Marathon 2019 was Ethiopia’s Shega Maeregu (1:12.18). Third was her teammate Tesfanesh Denbi (112.50). The men’s event was won by Eritrea’s Afewerki Berhane...
6 September 2019
Operating principles of the social entrepreneurship support fund will be developed in Belarus by the end of 2019 as part of the project “Support to Economic Development at the Local Level in the Republic of Belarus”, Natalia Adamchik, UNDP Local Initiative Contest Coordinator told BelTA in Vitebsk on 5 September during a seminar for participants of the local initiative contest that was called to select the best ideas aimed at supporting infrastructure of SMEs and entrepreneurship....
28 August 2019
It is necessary to draft a law on licensing of different business activities in Belarus, Belarus’ First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandr Turchin told the media after he presented his report to the head of state on 27 August, BelTA has learned. Licensing is currently regulated by Decree No.450 of 1 September 2010. The document will soon be amended. The move was initiated by the government and approved by the president. Plans are in place to reduce the list of licensed activities...
21 August 2019
Economics experts and representatives of the business community contribute to the development of the draft national strategy to guide Belarus’ sustainable development till 2035, the press service of the Belarusian Economy Ministry told BelTA. The fourth roundtable session on drafting the strategy took place in Minsk the other day. Representatives of the Economy Ministry, scientific and business communities, top managers of a number of companies specializing in various spheres,...
15 August 2019
The prospects of bilateral military and technical cooperation have been discussed during a working visit of a delegation of the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces led by Chief of the General Staff Milan Mojsilovic to Belarus, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Defense Ministry. The Serbian delegation met with Head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Belarus, First Deputy Defense Minister Oleg Belokonev on 14 August to talk over the implementation of the plan of...
29 July 2019
The First Forum of Regions of Belarus and Uzbekistan is kicking off in Minsk with themed panel discussions, BelTA has learned. The forum will feature events on industrial cooperation, the agro-industrial complex and also interaction in the humanitarian, information and communication, and scientific fields. The plenary session scheduled for 30 July will focus on regional cooperation as the key factor for the development of interstate relations. It is expected that the forum will...
16 July 2019
Given the stiff competition on foreign markets the foreign trade agenda gets the priority in the work of the embassies, Belarus Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei stressed as he addressed the annual seminar of the heads of diplomatic missions and consular institutions of Belarus, BelTA has learned. “You see what is happening in the world and foreign markets. There are difficulties, I have to admit it, with reaching the ambitious goals this year, which is a direct area of...

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8 October 2019
Discussions in Minsk allow working out mutually acceptable solutions that are optimal for the sides, BelTA learned from Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Belarus Armen Ghevondyan on the sidelines of the Minsk Dialogue forum "European security: Stepping back from the brink" on 7 October. Unlike other forums the Minsk Dialogue one allows taking a look at problems and issues from the point of view of the person one is talking to, the ambassador noted. “It...
2 October 2019
Plans have been made for Minsk to host a Eurasian economic forum in 2020. The relevant agreement was reached at the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Yerevan, Armenia on 1 October, BelTA has learned. Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan suggested organizing a business forum of the Eurasian Economic Union during the last summit. He expected the forum to take place alongside a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in the capital of the country...
23 September 2019
Celebrations to mark the 550th anniversary of the Zhirovichi Icon of the Mother of God and the 500th anniversary of the founding of the stavropegic Holy Assumption Zhirovichi Monastery should be held to a high standard, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said at a meeting of the national organizing committee for the anniversaries, BelTA has learned. “The Zhirovichi icon is known not only as a wonderworking icon but also as a unique piece of art, a historical and cultural...
16 September 2019
A delegation of Chinese artists will come to Minsk in October, Director General of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Prokoptsov said at the third session of the commission on cultural cooperation of the Belarusian-Chinese Intergovernmental Committee that Belarus and China, BelTA has learned. “During the second half of October the National Art Museum will welcome the delegation of Chinese artists that will bring their exhibition and will offer...
6 September 2019
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brazil to Belarus Paulo Fernando Dias Feres has proposed to refashion a city block of Minsk in the vicinity of Oktyabrskaya Street in the style of the street art festival Vulica Brasil. He came forward with the proposal at a press conference timed to the Independence Day of Brazil celebrated on 7 September, BelTA has learned. The ambassador noted that he was astonished by the level of cooperation in culture between the two countries when...
28 August 2019
Belarus is competing the sowing of winter cruciferous crops for seeds, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry. Some 275,300 hectares of winter cruciferous crops, including winter coleseed, (98.3% of the plan) have been planted for seeds. According to the autumn fieldwork plan 2019 approved by the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry, the sowing of winter cruciferous crops for seeds should be completed by 30 August. Soils are currently prepared to sow...
21 August 2019
Olympic Day celebrations will be held across 40 venues of the Olympic Sports Complex in Minsk on 24 August, Head of the Olympic movement development at Belarus’ National Olympic Committee (NOC) Dmitry Dovgalenok told reporters, BelTA has learned. He noted that this is the first time Belarus will mark this event in August. The celebrations will feature 45 sports federations. The opening ceremony will be attended by senior officials of the National Olympic Committee, Sports and Tourism...
14 August 2019
On 13 August Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 306 on the construction of a football stadium and Decree No. 307 on the construction of a swimming pool in line with international standards, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.  These projects aim to enable Minsk to host top-level competitions and encourage the public to take up sports.  The decrees are based on respective Belarus-China intergovernmental agreements on...
29 July 2019
Belarusian agrarians have already harvested 2.127 million tonnes of grain, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry. As for 26 July, Brest Oblast harvested 722,700 tonnes of grain, Minsk Oblast – 446,300 tonnes, Grodno Oblast – 457,900 tonnes, Gomel Oblast – 264,400 tonnes, Mogilev Oblast – 152,800 tonnes. Vitebsk Oblast, which joined the harvest campaign last, has cropped 83,400 tonnes of grain. Cereal and leguminous crops (except for corn,...
16 July 2019
The construction of the Nezhinsky mining and processing factory will be finished on schedule, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Board of Directors of IOOO Slavkaliy Mikhail Gutseriyev on 15 July after a session of the construction staff. The chairman said: “We are staying on schedule and will finish [construction work at the Nezhinsky mining and processing factory] on time, as specified by the contract. We were behind in matters of standards and technical documentation, but...

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