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10 Apr 2019
Nuclear energy expected to advance Belarus to new heights Nuclear energy expected to advance Belarus to new heights
Experience of other countries operating nuclear power plants demonstrates that the establishment of a nuclear energy industry advances the country to a new cycle of development. It attracts cutting-edge R&D and innovations to the country from the outside...
10 Apr 2019
Omani business invited to Belarus Omani business invited to Belarus
The minister of antimonopoly regulation and trade noted that Belarus had created favorable conditions for investing, guaranteed protection of private property, investments and the right to repatriation of profits...
9 Apr 2019
Belarus’ FM calls for closer economic integration, trade contacts in Europe Belarus’ FM calls for closer economic integration, trade contacts in Europe
The minister emphasized the unique role of UNECE as Europe’s only functioning and efficient platform to discuss economic and social development matters. This platform provides equal participation opportunities for all countries of the region...
9 Apr 2019
Opinion: The competitive ability of the country depends on economy digitization Opinion: The competitive ability of the country depends on economy digitization
Vladimir Gusakov underlined the importance of the forum for bolstering the competitive ability of the Belarusian economy...
9 Apr 2019
Conditions in place for digital transformation of Belarusian economy Conditions in place for digital transformation of Belarusian economy
“The main purpose of the forum is to assist with the effective digital transformation of the economy and the state administration system. TIBO vividly demonstrates how information technologies can be effectively used in various spheres of activity”...
9 Apr 2019
Belarus president comments on public outcry in wake of remarks about Ukrainian election Belarus president comments on public outcry in wake of remarks about Ukrainian election
The Belarusian head of state said: “I said what I think. If you don’t know who to vote for, don’t cast your vote. Why do you have to risk voting?”...
8 Apr 2019
Minsk suggested as venue for multilateral talks to establish more effective world order Minsk suggested as venue for multilateral talks to establish more effective world order
Vladimir Makei encouraged the international community to immediately start new large-scale multilateral negotiations on overcoming the entire spectrum of differences and on building a new, more effective, fair, and workable world order. He noted that Minsk is ready to become the venue for these negotiations...
8 Apr 2019
Call for clear-cut digitization strategy in Belarus Call for clear-cut digitization strategy in Belarus
"We are talking about Industry 4.0 in the manufacturing sector, precision farming, and the creation of a full-value digital healthcare and education system. It is necessary to formulate a clear, understandable, and concrete strategy for digitizing all branches and the country as a whole"...
8 Apr 2019
Belarus president talks about possible results of presidential election in Ukraine Belarus president talks about possible results of presidential election in Ukraine
During the Big Conversation with the President on 1 March Aleksandr Lukashenko stated that the current Ukrainian head of state Petro Poroshenko would win the election. After results of the first round of the presidential election many people, including reporters, wondered whether Aleksandr Lukashenko still maintained the same view...
8 Apr 2019
Belarus ready to take part in Khakassia’s priority projects Belarus ready to take part in Khakassia’s priority projects
The ambassador met with the head of this Russian region to suggest drafting a plan of action for 2019-2021 to implement the intergovernmental agreement on trade, economic, sci-tech, cultural and humanitarian cooperation, which was signed in 2017...
8 Apr 2019
Lukashenko sends greetings to participants of TIBO 2019 forum Lukashenko sends greetings to participants of TIBO 2019 forum
“Thanks to these annual meetings, Minsk has turned into one of Eastern Europe’s most significant platforms to present the latest in information and communication technology”...
8 Apr 2019
Belarus’ ambassador: Contacts with Ukraine ongoing despite elections Belarus’ ambassador: Contacts with Ukraine ongoing despite elections
"We are carefully analyzing all the information available to us, first all of, in the context of our national interests and effective Belarus-Ukraine agreements. I would like to note that we see the most amicable attitude to us on the part of various politicians"...
8 Apr 2019
Ambassador urges to revise Belarus’ export strategies in Ukraine Ambassador urges to revise Belarus’ export strategies in Ukraine
According to the Belarusian embassy, in January-February 2019 the bilateral trade remained on the growth track rising by 2.6%, while Belarus’ export expanded by 4.7%...
8 Apr 2019
CEI seeks closer cooperation with Belarus CEI seeks closer cooperation with Belarus
“Belarus is making a substantial contribution to areas like science, in particular innovations, as well as culture and other areas. Belarus’ contribution manifested itself in projects, exchange of best practices and other useful things”...
8 Apr 2019
Kosinets: Manufacturing upgrade ensures Belarus’ economic security Kosinets: Manufacturing upgrade ensures Belarus’ economic security
According to the presidential aide, this will help manufacture export-oriented products, which will contribute to the country’s security and independence and will give a powerful boost to the domestic economy and the entire country...
8 Apr 2019
Call for bringing Belarus’ judicial system into line with modern technology Call for bringing Belarus’ judicial system into line with modern technology
“In international rankings, Belarus’ judicial system is ranked high among post-Soviet countries. These are objective criteria of specialists. I think we can be proud of it”...
5 Apr 2019
Ambassador: Cultural contacts play a special role in Belarus-Israel relations Ambassador: Cultural contacts play a special role in Belarus-Israel relations
Vladimir Skvortsov emphasized the centuries-old history of good-neighborliness between Belarusians and Jews...
5 Apr 2019
CIS cultural capital status to help enhance Brest’s international recognition CIS cultural capital status to help enhance Brest’s international recognition
“When in 2017 we learned about the status of the CIS cultural capital, we saw it as a gift on the occasion of the 1,000 years since the city was founded. International events logically match city ones. This synergy will produce a good result”...
5 Apr 2019
Belarusian courts encouraged to strive for top justice standards Belarusian courts encouraged to strive for top justice standards
The Supreme Court should make the national court system compliant with the best justice standards. The court system should enjoy respect of the legal community in Belarus and abroad...
5 Apr 2019
Lukashenko pledges independence of justice Lukashenko pledges independence of justice
In this regard, Aleksandr Lukashenko expressed confidence that, taking into account a comparative analysis of foreign judicial systems, the judicial power of Belarus is independent and protected...
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