12 November 2019
Early voting to choose members of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the seventh convocation commenced in Belarus on 12 November, BelTA has learned.
In line with the election plan, early voting will run through 16 November. Belarusians will be able to cast their votes from 10:00 till 14:00 and from 16:00 till 19:00.
Some 5,831 polling stations were set up in Belarus. Early voting will not be administered at polling stations set up at sanatoriums,...
5 November 2019
Belarus’ National Art Museum ranks high among the world’s leading museums, Belarus Culture Minister Yuri Bondar said at the official ceremony celebrating the 80th anniversary of the museum, BelTA has learned.
“Eighty years is four generations of people. But for a cultural institution this might be a short period. However, thanks to its achievements and attitude to art, the National Art Museum has ranked high among the leading museums of the world,” Yuri Bondar said....
28 October 2019
There are all necessary conditions to expand cooperation between Cuba and Belarus, Cuba President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez said in an interview to the Belarus 1 TV Channel, BelTA ahs learned.
“The current vibrant exchange has political prerequisites and is based on historical friendship between our peoples. Fidel Castro, Raul Castro and Aleksandr Lukashenko played a very important role in it. Our economies are complementary,” said Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez. For...
8 October 2019
The 24th edition of the Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum will open at the indoor football center in Minsk on 8 October, BelTA has learned.
The forum will feature international exhibitions Energy. Ecology. Energy Saving. Electro (EnergyExpo’ 2019), Oil&Gas Technologies, Atomexpo Belarus, ExpoSvet, Water & Air Technologies, and ExpoCity.
The aim of the forum is to showcase modern equipment and technologies for production and distribution of electricity and heat energy, automated...
2 October 2019
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus welcomes the decision to confirm the text of the ‘Steinmeier formula’. The decision was taken at the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) in Minsk on 1 October 2019, Anatoly Glaz, Head of the Information and Digital Diplomacy Office, Press Secretary of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told BelTA.
“We sincerely welcome the agreement reached at the TCG meeting in Minsk to renew the disengagement of forces and hardware...
23 September 2019
The Belarusian State Committee for Standardization (Gosstandart) and ASTM International (American Society for Testing and Materials) have signed a memorandum of cooperation on the sidelines of the 42nd General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in Cape Town, BelTA has learned.
The memorandum was signed by Gosstandart Chairman Valentin Tataritsky and Vice President for Global Cooperation of ASTM International Teresa Cendrowska.
16 September 2019
Nina Savina of Belarus won the 21.1km race of the Minsk Half Marathon 2019 which took place in the Belarusian capital on 15 September, BelTA has learned.
Nina Savina set a new record of 1:11.24. The previous winning time of 1:12.02 was held by Sheila Jerotich of Kenya. Second in the race of the Minsk Half Marathon 2019 was Ethiopia’s Shega Maeregu (1:12.18). Third was her teammate Tesfanesh Denbi (112.50).
The men’s event was won by Eritrea’s Afewerki Berhane...
28 August 2019
It is necessary to draft a law on licensing of different business activities in Belarus, Belarus’ First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandr Turchin told the media after he presented his report to the head of state on 27 August, BelTA has learned.
Licensing is currently regulated by Decree No.450 of 1 September 2010. The document will soon be amended. The move was initiated by the government and approved by the president. Plans are in place to reduce the list of licensed activities and...
21 August 2019
Economics experts and representatives of the business community contribute to the development of the draft national strategy to guide Belarus’ sustainable development till 2035, the press service of the Belarusian Economy Ministry told BelTA.
The fourth roundtable session on drafting the strategy took place in Minsk the other day. Representatives of the Economy Ministry, scientific and business communities, top managers of a number of companies specializing in various spheres, experts...
15 August 2019
The prospects of bilateral military and technical cooperation have been discussed during a working visit of a delegation of the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces led by Chief of the General Staff Milan Mojsilovic to Belarus, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Defense Ministry.
The Serbian delegation met with Head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Belarus, First Deputy Defense Minister Oleg Belokonev on 14 August to talk over the implementation of the plan of action...