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30 Mar 2017
Complex of buildings of Belarusian embassy officially opened in Turkmenistan Complex of buildings of Belarusian embassy officially opened in Turkmenistan
“The construction of the buildings of the embassy confirms the strategic character of our partnership, it is a symbol of the time-tested friendship of the Belarusian and Turkmen people which we value so much,” Alexander Lukashenko stressed...
30 Mar 2017
Belarus, Turkmenistan confirm readiness to expand all-round cooperation Belarus, Turkmenistan confirm readiness to expand all-round cooperation
The parties took note of the interstate dialogue and praised the implementation of the agreements that were reached before. The leaders of the two countries confirmed readiness to expand bilateral relations in the political, trade and economic, sci-tech, cultural, humanitarian and other areas...
29 Mar 2017
World Bank thanked for help and support of important projects in Belarus World Bank thanked for help and support of important projects in Belarus
“The main thing is that thanks to your actions in Belarus you give us an alternative,” Alexander Lukashenko added. “Your work in Belarus makes it possible to rely not only on one or two sources of support for our economy, social projects, budget, but also on the very strong support of the World Bank. I am really grateful to you for that,” the head of state stressed...

Speeches & Interviews rss

30 Mar 2017
Belarus’ foreign policy seen as responsible, peaceful Belarus’ foreign policy seen as responsible, peaceful
"Belarus and Turkmenistan have been engaged in a constructive dialogue in various areas, including trade and economy, investment, humanitarian affairs, education, science, culture and sports. This dialogue is based on profound and mutual respect, equality, mutual understanding of huge cooperation prospects,” said Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow....
30 Mar 2017
Nuclear power plant to spur development of new technological branches of Belarusian economy Nuclear power plant to spur development of new technological branches of Belarusian economy
Speaking about the advancement of Belarusian-Russian relations, Alexander Surikov spoke at length about the Belarusian-Russian project to build the Belarusian nuclear power plant. “As a result of the nuclear power plant’s launch cutting-edge energy-effective technologies and practices will be introduced. New technological economy branches will be developed in Belarus”...
30 Mar 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus values time-tested friendship with Turkmen people Lukashenko: Belarus values time-tested friendship with Turkmen people
"The construction of the embassies confirm the strategic nature of our partnership, symbolizes the time-proved friendship of the Belarusian and Turkmen peoples which we value highly"...

Latest press releases rss

30 Mar 2017
Belarus, Russia to hold Unity Day events on 31 March
The Day of Unity demonstrates the desire of the brotherly peoples to promote integration and to keep common spiritual heritage. Main celebrations are traditionally held in the best concert halls and are attended by heads of the government bodies, statesmen, political and public figures...
29 Mar 2017
Minsk to host Mass Media in Belarus expo on 3-6 May
As always, the expo will bring together a wide range of media outlets of Belarus, the Belarus-Russia Union State, the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and non-CIS countries. It will feature roundtable discussions, seminars and workshops with the participation of the leading journalists and media experts from different countries...
29 Mar 2017
Brest Puppet Theater to bring balteika show to Bethlehem
The Brest Puppet Theater has been invited to take part in the international children’s and youth theater festival Yalla Yalla which is due to take place in Bethlehem, Palestine on 1-10 April. The Brest Puppet Theater will bring one of its oldest plays, Rygorka – Yasnaya Zorka, (Rygorka – A Bright Star) to the festival that will feature more than ten theater companies...
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UNESCO heritage sites in Belarus, Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace

The famous Belarusian landmarks associated with the influential dynasties, remarkable events and mysterious legends celebrate important milestones of their modern history this year. Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace and Park Ensemble were added to UNESCO's World Heritage List 15 and 10 years ago respectively. Today these gems of Belarusian architecture attract more and more tourists from different countries… Photos of Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace taken in autumn 2015 are available in our gallery. The video by Pavel Kuzmin gives a bird's eye view of the landmarks.