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14 Feb 2020
Cui Qiming: Belarus’ support to China in fight against novel virus shows peoples’ deep friendship Cui Qiming: Belarus’ support to China in fight against novel virus shows peoples’ deep friendship
"We sincerely thank the people of Belarus for the timely and important assistance provided to China, and we believe that this will further strengthen the firm resolve of the Chinese government and people in the fight against the epidemic"...
13 Feb 2020
Ambassador: Serbia has warm regard for Belarus and its people Ambassador: Serbia has warm regard for Belarus and its people
"Serbia and Belarus are developing mutually beneficial relations that are based on trust, complete openness to cooperation, and deep mutual respect"...
13 Feb 2020
Swiss FM: Belarus, Switzerland need to assert themselves amidst powerful neighbors Swiss FM: Belarus, Switzerland need to assert themselves amidst powerful neighbors
"Now we can expand and strengthen our political, economic and humanitarian ties. We have everything in place for that, we can move forward"...
13 Feb 2020
Cassis: Swiss working in Belarus commend country’s development Cassis: Swiss working in Belarus commend country’s development
"When I visit other countries, I follow a certain tradition: before meeting with politicians, I meet with the Swiss diaspora, those Swiss citizens who are living in the country, making a certain contribution to its development"...
13 Feb 2020
Call on Team Belarus to rule out even unintentional use of doping Call on Team Belarus to rule out even unintentional use of doping
Belarus has set up all the conditions for athletes to train for the Olympic Games...
12 Feb 2020
Belarus’ central bank aims for 4-5% inflation target in medium term Belarus’ central bank aims for 4-5% inflation target in medium term
"I am deeply convinced that we should gradually move towards a lower inflation target while taking into account structural problems. In the near future the inflation target may be 4% or there may be an intermediate target of 4.5%"...
11 Feb 2020
Ambassador thanks Belarus for supporting Chinese students Ambassador thanks Belarus for supporting Chinese students
"We are grateful to Belarus for the support and help Chinese students receive in Belarus in this difficult time. It is the feeling of friendship and care"...
11 Feb 2020
Rapid advance of Belarus-China cooperation in education noted Rapid advance of Belarus-China cooperation in education noted
Tight cooperation of Belarusian and Chinese educational institutions has resulted in over 20 joint university education programs and over 10 post-graduation university education programs. The possibility of jointly training top-qualification scientists is under consideration...
11 Feb 2020
New Belarusian ambassador to China reveals his objectives New Belarusian ambassador to China reveals his objectives
"Reasonable imports are important, especially with regard to intermediate goods, as they are much cheaper compared to similar intermediate goods of the same quality supplied from the Russian Federation and the European Union"...
11 Feb 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus is a true friend of China Lukashenko: Belarus is a true friend of China
Belarus remains among the important partners of the People's Republic of China. The high level of cooperation between the two countries must be maintained and developed...
11 Feb 2020
Belarus to launch new news TV channel Belarus to launch new news TV channel
"We discussed the development of a news TV channel as part of the National TV and Radio Company (Belarusteleradiocompany). The new channel will be developed this year"...
11 Feb 2020
State-run mass media present proposals before Belarus president State-run mass media present proposals before Belarus president
It is necessary to decide what needs to be done first: to upgrade filming equipment, offer competitive salaries, or build a media center...
11 Feb 2020
Lukashenko wants state media to be faster, more exciting, creative Lukashenko wants state media to be faster, more exciting, creative
In his words, today the internet is not just breathing down the neck of state-run printed press, the internet is ahead of it in a number of ways. Telegram-channels, blogs, social networks have become as influential as conventional mass media...
11 Feb 2020
Lukashenko extends Islamic Revolution Day greetings to Iran Lukashenko extends Islamic Revolution Day greetings to Iran
According to the president, Belarus and Iran share a common desire to ensure their legitimate right to independently decide their future...
10 Feb 2020
New details of Belarus-Russia talks in Sochi revealed New details of Belarus-Russia talks in Sochi revealed
“The talks in Sochi were held in a constructive, normal and absolutely businesslike atmosphere. During the day we met with our Russian counterparts several times in various formats”...
10 Feb 2020
Pivovarsky: Belarus pursues ‘open door policy’ towards EBRD Pivovarsky: Belarus pursues ‘open door policy’ towards EBRD
“When they promise us something, they always fulfill it. If they cannot, they honestly, openly say about it”...
7 Feb 2020
Information minister lauds BelTA’s new book project Information minister lauds BelTA’s new book project
"The texts and photographs in the book celebrate the diversity of traditions that emerged in Belarus in the past quarter of the century. It is a wide reaching survey of the country’s political, social and cultural events that have become a tradition"...
6 Feb 2020
Belarus hailed as attractive destination for investment Belarus hailed as attractive destination for investment
Of course, I will recommend people to invest in Belarus. Because, speaking from the EBRD 40-year experience of work in new developing markets, I know that this market is on the point of “booming”...
6 Feb 2020
Belarus government interested in new ambitious projects with EBRD Belarus government interested in new ambitious projects with EBRD
“We highly appreciate our trustful partnership. We hope that for the bank Belarus is a reliable partner, together with which many significant projects can be implemented”...
6 Feb 2020
EBRD to continue to help Belarus attract new investors EBRD to continue to help Belarus attract new investors
"Growth of investments depends on reforms, concrete changes in policies, in strategies. The more there are such changes, the more investment will be in certain sectors of the economy"...
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