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29 Nov 2018
Information security seen as key element of transition to e-government in Belarus Information security seen as key element of transition to e-government in Belarus
"The information revolution is multi-faceted and has led to the increase in the volume of circulating information in the world, and has transformed the way information is obtained, processed and delivered"...
28 Nov 2018
Belarus’ education system in for digital transformation Belarus’ education system in for digital transformation
According to her, the concept will introduce new specialties and promote university distance education...
28 Nov 2018
Rapota: Belarus-Russia border will remain open for Belarusians, Russians Rapota: Belarus-Russia border will remain open for Belarusians, Russians
“Free cross-border movement will remain in force for Belarusians and Russians,” Grigory Rapota said while commenting on the Belarusian-Russian agreement on mutual recognition of visas which is currently in the pipeline...
27 Nov 2018
Belarus-Egypt trade expected to reach $100m in 2018 Belarus-Egypt trade expected to reach $100m in 2018
According to the source, manufacturing cooperation represents the core of Belarus-Egypt relations now...
27 Nov 2018
EAA head: Athletics is popular among all age groups in Belarus EAA head: Athletics is popular among all age groups in Belarus
The parties discussed the preparations for the Europe-USA athletic match which will be held at Dinamo Stadium in Mink on 9-10 September 2019. It is expected to bring together the best athletes...
27 Nov 2018
PM: Belarus in favor of fair competition in Eurasian Economic Union PM: Belarus in favor of fair competition in Eurasian Economic Union
“I would like to reiterate that Belarus remains committed to the integration and is willing to build a full-fledged economic union based on the principles of fair competition and four freedoms (free movement of goods, services, capital and workforce)”...
27 Nov 2018
Confidence in European Union’s Twinning project’s success in Belarus Confidence in European Union’s Twinning project’s success in Belarus
Financed by the European Union, the Twinning project offers a platform for a dialogue and the development of joint decisions, which are topical for Belarus’ central bank and central banks of European Union member states...
27 Nov 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus against extension of import duties in EAEU Lukashenko: Belarus against extension of import duties in EAEU
"The proposal to re-extend the existing mechanism is absolutely unprofitable for Belarus. We have repeatedly said this"...
26 Nov 2018
Belarus eager to slash state debt by 2025 Belarus eager to slash state debt by 2025
"We’ve decided on a trajectory for reducing the state debt in comparison with the GDP – down to 25% by 2025. It is half of what the economic security threshold is today"...
26 Nov 2018
Plans to borrow $2bn abroad to refinance Belarus’ state debt Plans to borrow $2bn abroad to refinance Belarus’ state debt
"In this period, I mean 2019-2020, we will have to pay off the state debt to the tune of $5.4 billion. Some of the $5.4 billion will be refinanced"...
26 Nov 2018
PM names Belarus’ economic growth areas in 2019  PM names Belarus’ economic growth areas in 2019 
As for the forecast for next year, the premier noted that it is in line with the country’s social and economic development program till 2020...
23 Nov 2018
Belarus’ balanced relations with West, East emphasized Belarus’ balanced relations with West, East emphasized
“I wouldn’t say we’ve decided to start opening up to the West, occupy a neutral position and position ourselves in equilibrium. We’ve maintained this position for many years already, trying to build equivalent, mutually beneficial relations with a majority of our international partners. And naturally avoiding the false choice between the West and the East. In the last few years the West came to recognize this fact and we see more and more understanding”...
23 Nov 2018
Lukashenko urges to build more housing for families with many children Lukashenko urges to build more housing for families with many children
“In fact, we have dealt with the common waiting list, and the number of people waiting for housing improvement is decreasing every year, while the number of families with many children waiting for new apartments is on the rise”...
22 Nov 2018
Belarus consistently supports UN, WHO initiatives against AIDS Belarus consistently supports UN, WHO initiatives against AIDS
Andrei Dapkiunas stressed that Belarus consistently supports the initiatives of the United Nations, the World Health Organization, UNAIDS, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS...
22 Nov 2018
MFA: Belarus, EU close to signing visa facilitation agreement MFA: Belarus, EU close to signing visa facilitation agreement
Speaking about the future cooperation between Belarus and the EU, Oleg Kravchenko expressed the opinion that the conclusion of the Belarus-EU Partnership Priorities agreement should be a central element of joint efforts...
22 Nov 2018
Junior Eurovision seen as good experience for Belarus, great opportunity for young singers Junior Eurovision seen as good experience for Belarus, great opportunity for young singers
“When we got down to the preparations, we decided that we should organize it to the highest standards. Our goal is to entertain the European audiences and, of course, move forward, with the new experience under our belt”...
22 Nov 2018
Jon Ola Sand: Minsk Arena well-suited for senior version of Eurovision Jon Ola Sand: Minsk Arena well-suited for senior version of Eurovision
"I am happy with the stage, sound and light at Minsk Arena. The whole team works very smoothly. This arena can host the adults’ version of the Eurovision Song Contest as the hall is quite spacious"...
22 Nov 2018
Growing trust between Belarus, Germany viewed as good prerequisite for development of relations Growing trust between Belarus, Germany viewed as good prerequisite for development of relations
As an example he cited visits to Belarus by Germany President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a delegation from the Ministry of Health and the MPs of the Federal State of Saxony...
22 Nov 2018
Belarus, Indonesia urged to boost trade to $1bn over next five years Belarus, Indonesia urged to boost trade to $1bn over next five years
"It is a very ambitious target that requires effort, organizational activities, serious marketing analysis, improvement of professional skills of our marketing services specialists for this market which is relatively new for us"...
21 Nov 2018
WHO welcomes Belarus’ achievements in curbing HIV WHO welcomes Belarus’ achievements in curbing HIV
Zsuzsanna Jakab praised Belarus’ efforts to fight these diseases. She believes that no other post-Soviet state is doing as much to combat these diseases...
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