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Presidents of Belarus, UAE agree on cooperation in many areas
ABU DHABI, 3 February (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan agreed to cooperate in more than a dozen areas during the talks in Abu Dhabi on 2 February, BelTA has learned. The meeting between the presidents of Belarus and the United Arab Emirates lasted for about four hours. The UAE leader invited his Belarusian counterpart home; the meeting was held in an absolutely friendly atmosphere. At first the meeting involved the...
Family capital, free IVF, maternity support. How does Lukashenko deal with demographic problems?
Over the past 10 years the number of parents with many children in Belarus has doubled. Today there are 121,000 families in the country raising three or more children. Of course, this is not by chance. The government constantly invests in families. While last year more than Br2.5 billion was allocated to support them, this year the figure will be Br3.2 billion. But there are also concrete benefits and guarantees in addition to payments. About 7% of the GDP is spent annually to make...
Lukashenko: Attempts to strangle Belarus and Russia have failed
MINSK, 19 January (BelTA) – Attempts to stifle Belarus and Russia have failed, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov on 19 January, BelTA has learned. “One more year is over. We are well informed about the results of this year for Russia. We have approximately the same results. It is very good that we have reached a balance in our trade and economic relations with the Russian Federation. We even have a slight...
Presidential scholarships assigned to 64 PG students in Belarus
The research outputs of the scholarship holders are of great importance for society and the state. Their solutions in engineering, physics and mathematics, chemistry, medicine, agriculture, economics, pedagogical sciences, art history, sports, earth sciences are relevant and applicable.
Belarus’ vacant houses now in one registry
At present the registry contains information about more than 1,200 houses, including those, whose owners are being identified, houses which have been recognized vacant, houses that have been ordered to be sold, and other houses. In January 2023 all the information from individual vacant house registries run by district administrations and other municipal authorities will be transferred to the unified registry.
About 1m children to take part in Belarus’ Our Children charity event
The official said that more than 20,000 children would participate in the events of the Our Children campaign at the national level. However, according to Yelena Simakova, this number will be much bigger across the country. “The regional events will see some 200,000 children among participants.
Belarus' finance minister reviews budget execution in 2022
MINSK, 23 December (BelTA) – Following the meeting hosted by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko on 23 December, Finance Minister Yuri Seliverstov told journalists about the execution of the central budget in 2022, BelTA has learned. The finance minister emphasized that by and large things are going on as planned. Of course, there is some tension given the loss of some planned budget receipts, including due to the sanctions, but at the same time, this tension is not...
Opinion: Belarus' citizenship bill will help defend national interests
MINSK, 14 December (BelTA) – The bill to amend the Law of the Republic of Belarus “On citizenship of the Republic of Belarus” will help protect national interests and the security of the state,” Deputy Chairperson of the Standing Commission on Human Rights, National Relations and Mass Media of the House of Representatives Lilia Ananich said at the sitting of the ninth session of the House of Representatives, BelTA has learned. The bill on amending the Law “On citizenship of the...
Bill on budget 2023 passes first reading in Belarusian Parliament
The draft budget and estimated figures of the regional budgets and the budget of Minsk for 2023 have been worked out in compliance with the program documents for the country’s social and economic development taking into consideration the current economic situation.
Lukashenko: University admission should not be a lottery
“University admission should not be a lottery or a fortuitous combination of circumstances for individual applicants,” the head of state said.
Belarus' Gomel Oblast to implement 40 investment projects in 2023
GOMEL, 27 January (BelTA) - More than 40 investment projects are expected to be completed in Belarus’ Gomel Oblast in 2023, Gomel Oblast Vice Governor Andrei Konyushko told a meeting of the regional executive committee to review the social and economic development of the region in 2022 and the task for 2023, BelTA has learned. According to First Deputy Head of Belarus President Administration Maksim Ryzhenkov, the projects underway should be innovative and produce goods with high value...
Belarus’ Gomel Oblast, Russia’s Bashkortostan intend to promote ties
As Andrei Konyushko noted, Gomel Oblast is a well-developed region, more than 60% of the regional output is exported. "There are more than 200 large and medium-sized enterprises in the region," he said.
Gomel Oblast hosts qualifying rounds for the biathlon tournament Snow Sniper
About 150 school students from Gomel District took part in qualifying rounds of the Gomel Oblast stage of the biathlon tournament Snow Sniper for prizes of the Presidential Sports Club in 2022-2023.
Belarusian steel mill BMZ to develop production of general metal goods, buy new vehicles in 2023
BMZ is considering the production of general metal goods as one of the ways forward. Four new high-performance cable weaving machines will be bought to increase the production of metal cord among other things. The cord is a component in the production of supersize tires. The supersize tire market looks promising for future development, the executive said.
Belarus' NOC visits Babichi boarding school to wish kids happy holidays
GOMEL, 21 December (BelTA) – Representatives of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Belarus have paid a visit to the Babichi boarding school to wish Happy New Year and Merry Christmas to the kids, BelTA has learned. The children received best wishes from NOC President Viktor Lukashenko, outstanding athletes, champions and medalists of the Olympic Games. The visit was organized as part of the nationwide Our Children charity campaign. The children shared the joy of the...
Lukashenko approves leadership refresh at three regional executive committees
MINSK, 12 December (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has refreshed the leadership of the Brest Oblast Executive Committee, the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee and the Mogilev Oblast Executive Committee, BelTA has learned. The head of state approved the appointment of Vadim Kravchuk as Deputy Chairman of the Brest Oblast Executive Committee. Until now, he led the Zhabinka District Executive Committee. Chairman of the Svetlogorsk District Executive Committee Dmitry...
Gomel city electric company implements investment project to install shunt reactors
The Gomel city electric company runs power grids in the city of Gomel, in Gomel District, Vetka District, Buda-Koshelevo District, and Dobrush District. The enterprise operates a total of 65 substations and about 12,000km of power lines.
Lukashenko calls to reverse negative trends in Gomel Oblast agriculture
“The tasks remain the same, complex. New challenges emerge. You in Gomel Oblast are experiencing these challenges more than anyone else in Belarus. However, despite this, we will have a serious conversation with the leadership and active representatives of the region today. As far as I understand, those who are present here today work in the agro-industrial complex of Gomel Oblast. And probably not only them. That was my instruction. I want to warn you right away: this is going to be a serious conversation,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the start of the meeting.
Belarusian Belgospishcheprom to implement 9 import-substitution projects in 2023
According to Leonid Zayats, the country, including food industry, is busy with import substitution. “Imported goods are perfectly substituted by our domestic ones. We set a task to replace imported goods with our domestic products in the future,” he said.
Gomel Oblast enterprises increase export to Russia by 40%
According to Andrei Konyushko, in January-August 2022 the export made up 79.2% of the amount posted in the same period in 2021. “If we exclude the oil factor, we have almost reached the level of last year,” he specified.
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