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7 Feb 2018
Further enhancement of Belarus’ role in regional and world politics seen as main goal for 2018 Further enhancement of Belarus’ role in regional and world politics seen as main goal for 2018
The minister stressed that Belarus is going to continue promoting a positive, unifying and peaceful agenda which is already associated with Belarus at the bilateral and multilateral levels...
6 Feb 2018
Opinion: Belarusian cultural institutions need to learn ways to earn money Opinion: Belarusian cultural institutions need to learn ways to earn money
Some individual institutions work effectively with sponsors. These are the National Library of Belarus, the Bolshoi Theater, and the National Art Museum...
5 Feb 2018
Belarus-Laos economic cooperation seen as promising Belarus-Laos economic cooperation seen as promising
Ambassador Siviengphet Phetvorasack awarded the Medal of Friendship of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Vietnam and concurrently to Laos, Director of the National Center for Marketing and Price Study Valery Sadokho...
5 Feb 2018
Opinion: Belarus' Law on Information needs amendments Opinion: Belarus' Law on Information needs amendments
“Today we understand that we need further improvement, bringing the law on information, informatization and the protection of information in accordance with modern requirements”...
5 Feb 2018
Belarusian mass media urged to step up presence in social networks Belarusian mass media urged to step up presence in social networks
Mass media should work towards the consolidation of the society, provide reliable information to the public. This is an obligatory condition for being present in the media space...
5 Feb 2018
Belarus president sends birthday greetings to artist Leonid Shchemelev Belarus president sends birthday greetings to artist Leonid Shchemelev
"You paintings are an example of great mastery, and the professional and public activities are an example of the selfless service to your country"...
5 Feb 2018
South Korea shows interest in visa free regime with Belarus South Korea shows interest in visa free regime with Belarus
"This year Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei is expected to visit our country. During the talks, we would like to conclude an agreement on visa-free travel. I think we will be able to implement the plan in the near future"...
4 Feb 2018
Belarus attaches close attention to constructive relations with Switzerland Belarus attaches close attention to constructive relations with Switzerland
Vladimir Andreichenko named the cooperation of the Belarusian and Swiss MPs in international organizations, the UN, and in the Inter-Parliamentary Union as productive. There are groups of friendships in the parliaments of the two countries...
2 Feb 2018
Skakun: Grassroots Program contributes to Belarus-Japan cooperation Skakun: Grassroots Program contributes to Belarus-Japan cooperation
The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Program was launched in Belarus in 2004. Since then 38 projects worth $3.2 have been implemented to provide advanced medical equipment to healthcare institutions of Belarus...
2 Feb 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus will always support talented people
"I swear. I am keeping an eye on it. People’s fates are the main priority for me, especially the fates of talented people. They are the legacy of our country. We cannot lose them"...
2 Feb 2018
Belarus urges further removal of barriers in EAEU market Belarus urges further removal of barriers in EAEU market
Andrei Kobyakov drew attention to the need for internal "development" of the EAEU, ensuring the comprehensive and unconditional fulfillment of the EAEU norms and commitments by all the member states...
2 Feb 2018
Belarusian scientists encouraged to go beyond impossible in their work Belarusian scientists encouraged to go beyond impossible in their work
“We can expect sensational discoveries from you. This is the essence of science. Starting from this moment you will live in a new professional reality. It means that you will have to work hard to live up to this high standard”...
2 Feb 2018
Mogilev Oblast plans to step up cooperation with Russian regions Mogilev Oblast plans to step up cooperation with Russian regions
"Mogilev Oblast-Russia cooperation has been demonstrating positive dynamics in the last two years, in part thanks to the implementation of joint projects with Russian regions in different fields. Russia remains our strategic partner, accounting for over 60% of Mogilev Oblast’s exports"...
2 Feb 2018
Belarus develops most attractive conditions for IT companies Belarus develops most attractive conditions for IT companies
The most important step in this direction was the Decree No. 8 "On the Development of Digital Economy" adopted in December 2017...
2 Feb 2018
Kondrusiewicz: Pope Francis looks forward to visit Belarus Kondrusiewicz: Pope Francis looks forward to visit Belarus
The Pope also inquired about the problems of the family, the education of youth, training of priests, relationship with the state, with other faiths. The Belarusian bishops told the Pope about the strong piety of the people, thanks to which the faith was preserved and passed on to new generations...
2 Feb 2018
Belarus, Armenia have potential for increasing mutual trade Belarus, Armenia have potential for increasing mutual trade
According to Karen Karapetyan, last year the two countries increased mutual trade by 20%. However, the two states can do much more...
1 Feb 2018
Ambassador: China International Import Expo will contribute to growth of Belarusian export to China Ambassador: China International Import Expo will contribute to growth of Belarusian export to China
"Belarus has well-developed agriculture, manufacturing industry and high scientific and technical potential. I think that by joint efforts, thanks to the opportunities provided by the Expo Import, more high-quality Belarusian goods will find their way to China"...
1 Feb 2018
Bashar al-Assad thanks Belarus for warm welcome of Syrian children Bashar al-Assad thanks Belarus for warm welcome of Syrian children
“Bashar al-Assad thanked the Belarusian side for hospitality and a warm welcome of a group of Syrian children in Belarus in winter within the framework of a long-term program of recreation and recuperation. He was also grateful for the support of Syria on the international arena”...
1 Feb 2018
Lukashenko emphasizes KGB’s role in ensuring country’s security Lukashenko emphasizes KGB’s role in ensuring country’s security
“The KGB is the accurate name now, in today's world. Due to the trends that have been happening in the world, we have kept the previous name, and this name is very important. We ensure the security of the state in all areas”...
1 Feb 2018
Lukashenko wants forensic experts to act with integrity, objectivity Lukashenko wants forensic experts to act with integrity, objectivity
“We cannot make mistakes in an investigation, not to mention falsify evidence. It would be a disaster. We will pay our close attention to the work of your department”...
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