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Distinguished Belarusians receive letters of commendation
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko officially commended 30 representatives of various professions, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. For many-year productive work in tax bodies, exemplary fulfillment of service duties, big achievements at work the awards have been conferred on Deputy Head of the Zhlobin District Inspectorate of the Taxes and Duties Ministry Svetlana Gerasimovich, Head of the Legal Department of the Minsk Inspectorate of the Taxes and...
Egyptian electrical company mulls over localization of production in Belarus
Egyptian electrical equipment manufacturer El Sewedy Electric Group is considering the possibility of localizing production in Belarus, BelTA learned from the National Agency of Investment and Privatization. Following the Belarusian-African business forum that took place in Minsk, the agency hosted a meeting of business circles, representatives of the agency and Mogilev Free Economic Zone. The parties discussed the prospects of investment and economic cooperation between Belarus...
Call to rejuvenate Kupala Night Festival, keeping its national element
We should rejuvenate the Kupala Night Festival in Alexandria while preserving its national element, Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said as he took part in a meeting of the organizing committee of the Kupala Night Festival (Alexandria Gathers Friends), BelTA has learned. “The festival in Alexandria has become one of Belarus’ signature events. It is important to keep the festival fresh and vibrant, but without losing its national component,” Igor Petrishenko...
Kolosok children's recuperation camp in Mogilev District
The Kolosok children's recuperation camp in Mogilev District is gearing up for the summer season. The camp can house 200 children at a time. In the photo: preparations for the summer season at the Kolosok children's recuperation camp https://eng.belta.by/photonews/view/kolosok-childrens-recuperation-camp-in-mogilev-district-7596/
Brest drama theater to be featured at theater festival in Saint Petersburg
The Brest Academic Drama Theater will show the production “A Respectable Wedding” at the 23rd edition of the international festival of theaters from the CIS and the Baltic states “Meetings in Russia”, BelTA learned from art director's assistant Olesya Burdina. The theater festival is running in Saint Petersburg on 13-18 May. The program of the festival includes eight productions of various genres from Russian-language theaters from Belarus, Georgia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and...
Leningrad siege survivor: We need to remember the horrors of the war
We need to remember the horrors of the war and make sure they never happen again, Leningrad siege survivor, resident of Mogilev Elizaveta Khomchenko said as he talked to a BelTA correspondent. The woman celebrated her 90th birthday on 5 May. "It is important for us to remember the horrors of the Great Patriotic War. It was a terrible time of horror, hunger and fear. Though we were kids, we remember everything. We should tell the descendants about what happened so that today's...
Renewed logistics hub to open in Bobruisk
A renewed transportation and logistics hub will be opened in Bobruisk, Mogilev Oblast on 30 April, the press service of the Belarusian logistics enterprise Beltamozhservice told BelTA. The transportation and logistics hub Bobruisk-Beltamozhservice has been repaired, the utility networks have been modernized, the exterior and the interior of the building have been redecorated. The placement of the terminal in Bobruisk has been prompted by a number of geographic and economic...
COVID-19 vaccination campaign in full swing in Belarus
Number of registered unemployed Belarusians nearly 14% down as of 1 April
About 8,600 people were registered as unemployed in Belarus as of 1 April 2021, 13.9% down from some 10,000 people on 1 April 2020, representatives of the Labor and Social Protection Ministry told BelTA. The source specified that the unemployed include able-bodied citizens, who do not have a job and salaries and are registered with labor, employment, and social protection agencies for the sake of finding an appropriate job. These citizens have to be seeking a job and be ready to...
Belarus’ investment structure to be discussed in Mogilev
A national conference on Belarus’ investment structure will be held at the free economic zone Mogilev on 1-2 April, BelTA learned from the administration of the FEZ Mogilev. “The global economy is going through a serious recession, and for the first time in the history of mankind, the pandemic has become the main trigger of the global economic decline. Belarus’ economy is integrated into the global economy, therefore such a situation affects the overall efficiency of our...
Lukashenko demands progress in development of Orsha District
There should be more progress in the development of Orsha District, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he visited Orsha Meat-Packing Plant on 15 June, BelTA informs. “We will keep an eye on this matter till the end of the year. You will be responsible for every square meter,” Aleksandr Lukashenko warned. The head of state remarked that Orsha gets more attention than any other city in the country. “But we also have Grodno, Brest. I have come here, and they already...
Day of People’s Unity established in Belarus
Belarus has established a new national holiday – the Day of People’s Unity. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No.206 on 7 June, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian head of state. Decree No.206 amends Decree No.157 of 26 March 1998 “On national holidays, public holidays, and commemorative dates in the Republic of Belarus”. The Day of People’s Unity will be celebrated on 17 September (not a day off). “This date symbolizes...
Belarus shares experience in agro-town construction with Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is studying Belarus’ experience in the construction of agro-towns, Belarusian Agriculture and Food Minister Ivan Krupko told journalists on 2 June, BelTA has learned. “Azerbaijan is Belarus’ strategic partner. In 2020, Belarus-Azerbaijan trade in agricultural and food products totaled $35 million, which was up by 5.3% over 2019. Belarus’ export came at $30.4 million (up by 10.7% over 2019). In January-March 2021, Belarus’ supplies to Azerbaijan amounted to $8.1 million...
Belarusian parliament’s address to president adopted
At a meeting of the fifth session of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus of the seventh convocation senators adopted an address to the president to introduce a bill to the House of Representatives on amending the Constitution, which provides for the simultaneous holding of elections to the local councils of deputies of the 29th convocation and to the House of Representatives of the 8th convocation, BelTA has learned. Chairman of the Council of the Republic’s...
MPs support green economy development in Belarus-Russia Union State
Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia believe the development of the green economy in the Union State of Belarus and Russia is promising. The press service of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia made the relevant statement after a session of the Ecology, Nature Management, and Emergency Management Commission of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia in Moscow on 18 May, BelTA has learned....
Conference at Belarusian State University to draw researchers from 6 countries
The hybrid international research conference “Communication in social and humanitarian affairs, economy, and education” will take place at Belarusian State University (BSU) on 13-14 May, BelTA learned from the BSU press service. The welcoming address will be delivered by Dean of the BSU Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences Vadim Gigin and President of the Russian Communication Association Irina Rozina. The conference will bring together researhcers, teachers, and...
Over 8,000 titles of books, brochures published in Belarus in 2020
Subscription was the largest expenditure item of household budget expenses on books and newspapers in 2020, reads a statistical review released by the Belarusian Statistics Committee ahead of the Press Day marked in Belarus on 5 May, BelTA has learned. In 2020, more than 8,000 titles of books and brochures were published in the country. By content they were dominated by educational books and brochures (33.2%), educational and methodological (19.7%), scientific and non-fiction (19.5%),...
Belarus briefs CSTO about foiled coup plot in Belarus
A regular meeting of the CSTO Defense Ministers Council was held in Dushanbe on 27 April. The day before, Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon met with the defense ministers of the CSTO member states, BelTA has learned from the press service of the Defense Ministry. The parties discussed regional security and cooperation within the CSTO Defense Ministers Council. The parties also exchanged views on the challenges and threats to military security and measures to neutralize them....
Belarusian commodity exchange reveals top exporters in Q1 2021
Sellers of timber products and cement topped the ranking of exporters of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) in Q1 2021, BelTA learned from BUCE’s Spokesman Roman Yaniv. In Q1 2021, the top three exporters on BUCE included the Bellesexport company affiliated with the Belarusian Forestry Ministry, Belarusian Cement Company, and Vitebsk Sawmill. The total sum of export transactions equaled $78.3, up by 29% over January-March 2020. These three companies accounted...
Belarus government names Quality Excellence Award 2020 winners
The Belarusian government named the Quality Excellence Award 2020 winners. The decision of the awarding commission was approved by Decision of the Council of Ministers No.251 of 9 April 2021, BelTA learned from the National Legal Internet Portal. For the achievement of significant results in the quality and competitiveness of manufactured products, rendered services or performed works, introduction of innovative technologies and modern management methods the Quality Excellence Award went...
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