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Lukashenko stresses importance of people's unity for preserving Belarus' sovereignty
To preserve the sovereignty of the young Belarusian state, a lot should be done. First of all, we should protect our unity. This is not just words. It is an immutable law that grows out of our historical experience, Alexander Lukashenko noted.

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Fed Cup by BNP Paribas: Belarus vs Switzerland 22-23 April 2017 Chizhovka Arena*, Minsk World Cup of Tennis - World Group. Semifinal
Key lending rate in Belarus Belarus' central bank reduced the refinancing rate by one percentage point from 15% to 14% per annum on 19 April.
Belarus' main social and economic indicators in Q1 2017 January-March 2017 as against January-March 2016: GDP – 100.3%, industrial output* — 104.3%.
TIBO 2017 The TIBO forum has been taking place since 1994. TIBO 2016 gathered over 100 companies from 18 countries.

President

Alexander Lukashenko Lukashenko sees 2017 as crucial year for achieving five-year targets
The head of state noted that the decisions of the 5th Belarusian People's Congress set guidelines for tackling problems and advancing the country's development.

Politics

Igor Dodon Moldova President to pay official visit to Belarus 13-14 July
The Moldovan head of state noted that he was invited to visit Belarus by his counterpart Alexander Lukashenko during their recent meeting as part of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting in Bishkek.
Belarus, Moldova mull over joint venture or consortium in road construction
The Belarusian delegation made a presentation of technological and industrial potential of Belarus in the field of design and construction of roads and bridges, and also innovative developments in road-building materials.
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Belarus, Vietnam to establish joint ventures, penetrate third-country markets
While discussing prospects of advancing trade and economic cooperation, the sides paid close attention to the establishment of joint manufacturing enterprises and the penetration of third-country markets, primarily in the ASEAN region.

Economy

Vladimir Zinovsky. An archive photo Belarusian economy expected to secure breakthrough in 2017
The official said: “No doubt, this year should be a breakthrough one for the economy. It is necessary to stabilize the good situation of balanced growth. Let me explain. We stopped printing money a long time ago. The refinancing rate has been reduced several times this year already thanks to the rather low inflation.”

Society

Over 3 million Belarusians take part in National Clean-Up Day
As of 12.00pm, more than 3 million of Belarusian took part in the National Clean-Up Day. According to preliminary estimates, more than Br7,800 million will be raised during the clean-up day. This is more than in 2016”, Vasily Zharko said.
Myasnikovich: Good future for biotechnology in Belarus
Biotechnology in Belarus has a good future, Chairman of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Myasnikovich told reporters during the National Clean-Up Day.
Kochanova: After reconstruction Dinamo Stadium will be admired by Minsk residents, tourists
Belarus National Clean-Up Day is a traditional event. Residents of the country join in to make their communities tidier and more beautiful, Head of the Belarus President Administration Natalia Kochanova said.

Sport

Beach volleyball, beach soccer included into 2019 European Games program
“There will be gymnastics (artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatics), three types of wrestling, judo, sambo, rowing and canoeing, table tennis, most likely, badminton, shooting sports, 3x3 basketball, beach volleyball, beach soccer. These are the sports we have agreed on,” said Maksim Ryzhenkov.