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14 Aug 2019
Belarus’ parliamentary candidates to go on the air on 20 October Belarus’ parliamentary candidates to go on the air on 20 October
“The addresses will be broadcast on weekdays starting from 20 October. Radio addresses will be aired from 7:00 to 8:00, television addresses will be shown from 19:00 to 20:00,” Lidia Yermoshina said...
14 Aug 2019
Parliamentary election campaign in Belarus starts in mid-October Parliamentary election campaign in Belarus starts in mid-October
She explained that the election campaign begins after the registration of candidates for deputies. The process of nomination ends on 7 October. The registration process will take ten days. This means that the election campaign will start after 17 October...
14 Aug 2019
Shchetkina: Every person can contribute to SDGs achievement Shchetkina: Every person can contribute to SDGs achievement
Marianna Shchetkina spoke about the basic principles of sustainable development, national SDG architecture, the mission of the Council for Sustainable Development, and the monitoring of the progress towards the SDGs...
14 Aug 2019
Lukashenko against random approaches to state support Lukashenko against random approaches to state support
Random approaches to the provision of state support for the development of certain industries are inadmissible, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the session held in Kostyukovichi...
13 Aug 2019
Team Europe predicted to top Match Europe v USA standings Team Europe predicted to top Match Europe v USA standings
There are disciplines where the dominance of the Americans is palpable, especially running. However, I believe that Europe will finish on top of the overall standings by the number of points...
13 Aug 2019
Opinion: International community shows interest in Belarus’ parliamentary elections Opinion: International community shows interest in Belarus’ parliamentary elections
"The interest in the elections is not incipient; it is already observed. I have been to Russia and Lithuania and talked to our German partners. Those who are interested in this aspect of Belarus have already conducted a monitoring of political situation, including in the run-up to the elections"...
13 Aug 2019
Devyatovsky: Belarusian athletes will show their best at Match Europe v USA Devyatovsky: Belarusian athletes will show their best at Match Europe v USA
In selecting the athletes we focused on the ones who can be the most useful for Team Europe. I believe the results will be good,” Vadim Devyatovsky said...
13 Aug 2019
Foreign pharmaceutical companies show interest in localizing production in Belarus Foreign pharmaceutical companies show interest in localizing production in Belarus
According to the minister, work is underway to ease access to the market for international medications that are not produced in Belarus or made in limited quantities...
12 Aug 2019
Opinion: WorldSkills helps keep up with latest trends in vocational training Opinion: WorldSkills helps keep up with latest trends in vocational training
"Belarus pays a lot of attention to training of professionals. It is the foundation for our economy. Therefore, it is important for us to assimilate advanced practices"...
12 Aug 2019
Belarus 2019 parliamentary elections more accessible for voters with disabilities Belarus 2019 parliamentary elections more accessible for voters with disabilities
"Special places will be provided for voters in wheelchairs. These will be either low desks or tables for people to be able to enter the booth in a wheelchair, or a special table in a cubicle next to the commission"...
12 Aug 2019
UK ambassador praises Belarus’ peacekeeping efforts UK ambassador praises Belarus’ peacekeeping efforts
"The fact that your country suggested Minsk as a place for negotiations deserves special recognition. I am convinced that other countries also welcome this initiative, after all, it gives stakeholders an opportunity to meet and discuss the situation. Your country pays much attention to security matters"...
9 Aug 2019
Belarus’ ambassador to Israel calls to fine-tune visa waiver enforcement Belarus’ ambassador to Israel calls to fine-tune visa waiver enforcement
“Abolishing the visa requirements, according to our estimates, gave a great boost to the entire set of bilateral relations. In a sense, it became a symbol of mutual confidence, created a favorable atmosphere for contacts in different areas and stimulated the interest in visiting the friendly country, learning more about it”...
9 Aug 2019
Belarus PM on key goals for EAEU: equal business conditions, common markets Belarus PM on key goals for EAEU: equal business conditions, common markets
“We need to continue working to create equal business doing conditions in the Eurasian Economic Union. We are gradually learning to make decisions of national level keeping in mind our commitments to the EAEU. This is an achievement”...
8 Aug 2019
Call for Belarus, Russia to prompt harmonization of legislations Call for Belarus, Russia to prompt harmonization of legislations
The chairman of the Council of the Republic emphasized the importance of harmonizing the national legislations of the two countries within the framework of the Union State...
8 Aug 2019
Promising areas of Belarus’ cooperation with EU outlined Promising areas of Belarus’ cooperation with EU outlined
According to Irina Kostevich, the ministry’ cooperation with the European Union as part of international technical aid projects has been fruitful. The head of the European Union delegation to Belarus has played a major role in it...
8 Aug 2019
Belarus wants to see more investment from UK Belarus wants to see more investment from UK
British business ranks in the top three investors in the Belarusian economy. As of today the investment portfolio is pretty big. “But we would like to see more investors in pharmaceutics, mechanical engineering, and power engineering”...
7 Aug 2019
Opinion: Belarus needs ultra-modern swimming pool Opinion: Belarus needs ultra-modern swimming pool
“Belarus should have an ultramodern world-class swimming pool to host competitions and train athletes. The national swimming team constantly moves from one facility to another, it needs a permanent residence"...
7 Aug 2019
Belarus eager to facilitate EU's closer ties with other EAEU countries Belarus eager to facilitate EU's closer ties with other EAEU countries
Belarus hopes that European institutions will continue supporting bilateral inter-parliamentary contacts with the EU countries. Mikhail Myasnikovich cited Poland, Austria, Germany and Italy as an example...
7 Aug 2019
Fionna Gibb: I have fallen in love with Belarus Fionna Gibb: I have fallen in love with Belarus
"I really like your country. I lived in Ukraine, Germany, Canada, Turkey, Iraq, Yemen and Kenya… Now I am living in Belarus, and so far this is the country I love most. It was a great honor for me to work here as an ambassador"...
7 Aug 2019
Ambassador: Belarus attracts increasing interest from Georgian business Ambassador: Belarus attracts increasing interest from Georgian business
"Culture opens the road for economy. Tbilisoba festival is not an exception. It helps develop the economy of our countries. Belarus has become a modern trend for Georgian businessmen, for investment. Belarusian businessmen come to us too"...
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