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26 May 2017
Lukashenko encourages young people to build their future in their own country Lukashenko encourages young people to build their future in their own country
Alexander Lukashenko noted that as practice shows it could be quite difficult to reintegrate back in the native country, find a place in the society. “Homeland is the main thing. Therefore, I advise you, not as president but as a person, not to leave your homeland! Live here and try to do some good for your country. Do something for those who might help you become great people and true leaders someday,” the head of state said...
23 May 2017
Belarus interested in interacting with EU on development of regions Belarus interested in interacting with EU on development of regions
Alexander Lukashenko remarked that the recent events in Minsk involving this European body are entwined in the fabric of normalization of Belarus’ relations with Europe. “You are preparing corresponding recommendations for the European Union on a big spectrum of relations between Belarus and the EU, especially for the Eastern Partnership Initiative"...
22 May 2017
Belarus President reviews plans for further optimization of government bodies Belarus President reviews plans for further optimization of government bodies
The government has enacted all regulatory acts required to continue this process in other government bodies. “Relevant acts and schedule of optimization have been adopted. We will report on the progress of optimization in 2017 till 1 December,” Natalia Kochanova said...
19 May 2017
Belarus, Latvia to co-host 2021 IIHF World Championship Belarus, Latvia to co-host 2021 IIHF World Championship
The secret vote took place in Hyatt Regency Cologne Hotel. The joint bid of Minsk and Riga got 55 votes, while Finland’s bid received 52. Belarus and Latvia placed a joint bid to host the 2021 IIHF World Championship in January 2017...
19 May 2017
Trade union movement described as essential for Belarus Trade union movement described as essential for Belarus
I would like to stress it once again: I will keep paying great attention to the development of trade union movement. This is the pillar of our country and mine as a president. I carefully observe what is going on in this field,” the Belarusian leader noted. During the meeting Alexander Lukashenko offered to review the state of affairs in Belarus’ trade union movement...
18 May 2017
Lukashenko hopes for further enhancement of Belarus-Serbia relations Lukashenko hopes for further enhancement of Belarus-Serbia relations
“I met with Serbian president-elect Aleksandar Vucic in Beijing. I noticed that the foundation that we had laid to restore the friendly relations between the Orthodox nations of Belarus and Serbia is strengthening. I am saying it because I see that the president-elect is also committed to this policy of our friendship,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
15 May 2017
Beijing summit: Lukashenko calls for joint peaceful, mutually beneficial development Beijing summit: Lukashenko calls for joint peaceful, mutually beneficial development
The Belarusian leader noted that today the world is experiencing active evolvement and global changes. These changes are associated with continuous challenges and risks. "That is why it is of high importance today to take a historical opportunity to change the model of interstate cooperation. Prosperity can be achieved only through joint peaceful and mutually beneficial development,” Alexander Lukashenko stressed...
12 May 2017
Prospects of Belarus’ cooperation with Swiss Glencore discussed Prospects of Belarus’ cooperation with Swiss Glencore discussed
“I’ve heard a lot about you, about your accomplishments in business recently. It does not seem right that such a large company — Europe’s sixth largest — has no business and no standard business contacts in Belarus,” the head of state said...
12 May 2017
Lukashenko to pay working visit to China 13-16 May Lukashenko to pay working visit to China 13-16 May
In Beijing, the Belarusian head of state will take part in the international cooperation forum One Belt, One Road where he will voice the proposals of the Belarusian side to deepen and expand cooperation on the Eurasian continent with an emphasis on joint peaceful mutually beneficial development...
12 May 2017
Belarus into Eurovision 2017 final Belarus into Eurovision 2017 final
The Belarusian entry NaviBand performed their Belarusian-language song Historyja Maiho Zyccia (Story of My Life) in the second semifinal of the 62nd international song competition in Kiev. Belarus’ Artyom Lukyanenko and Kseniya Zhuk will perform their song once again at the European largest song contest on 13 May...
11 May 2017
Lukashenko calls on Belarusian and Russian producers to act like partners Lukashenko calls on Belarusian and Russian producers to act like partners
“Let's compete fairly. If we produce harvesters in Gomel, and Russia has the Rostselmash producer, we need to agree as partners. This is our common market. There is no need to squeeze each other out. If Rostselmash sees no possibility of reaching an agreement, then what can we do," Belarus President said as he met with Governor of Russia’s Rostov Oblast Vasily Golubev...
9 May 2017
Lukashenko: We will always admire the courage of our compatriots Lukashenko: We will always admire the courage of our compatriots
"They did not kneel before the invaders. Both the old and the young rose up against the enemy. Hundreds of thousands of partisans and underground fighters killed the enemy in every part of the Belarusian land. Such a powerful resistance became a real contribution to the defeat of the fascism and the liberation of Belarus”...
9 May 2017
Lukashenko signs Belarus’ application for 2018 Winter Olympics Lukashenko signs Belarus’ application for 2018 Winter Olympics
The 23rd Winter Olympics are scheduled to take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea from 9 to 25 February 2018. Currently, Belarusian athletes are competing for the right to present their country in biathlon, freestyle skiing, cross-country skiing, speed skating, short-track speed skating, and figure skating. Belarusian athletes are expected to book 25-30 Olympic berths...
6 May 2017
Alexander Lukashenko sends Victory Day greetings to foreign leaders Alexander Lukashenko sends Victory Day greetings to foreign leaders
The head of state remarked that 9 May is a symbol of courage, bravery, patriotism, and honor. “This holiday reminds us about a common path of the brotherly nations, about the unity of history and spiritual experience, victories and trials,” the message of greetings reads...
6 May 2017
Alexander Lukashenko extends Victory Day greetings to Belarusians Alexander Lukashenko extends Victory Day greetings to Belarusians
“In fierce battles of the Great Patriotic War 72 years ago the Soviet Army and its allies defeated Nazism, stopped its inhuman aggression. Belarusian families honor the military feat of their ancestors and keep their orders, medals, photos and letters from the front like priceless relics,” the congratulatory message runs...
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