“I would like to stress it once again: I will keep paying great attention to the development of trade union movement. This is the pillar of our country and mine as a president. I carefully observe what is going on in this field,” the Belarusian leader noted.
“Sport is in the spotlight of trade unions. According to your estimates, every year you train about 500 aspiring athletes. Where are they? We do not seem them,” the president remarked. “Therefore, we must do something here to promote this industry. You should take care of these athletes, support them and supervise their progress because we cannot lose them. You say that you have trained 500 people, but we do not see results in elite sport.”
The IMF experts are expected to meet with representatives of Belarusian government agencies to discuss the state of affairs in the national economy. The IMF experts will also lay groundwork in anticipation of the annual IMF mission, which is expected to visit the country in October for Article IV consultations.
“If existing parties can reproduce, enhance, strengthen, raise the number of members, we will support this process. This pertains to both opposition and non-opposition parties,” Alexander Lukashenko said.
Vladimir Makei emphasized that Belarus' interests are not focused solely on one specific direction. The essence of foreign policy is in working consistently to develop internal and external conditions for the construction of multiple geopolitical pillars.
“The technical process is underway. Literally a couple of months ago there were corresponding consultations between the consular service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and our European partners,” Vladimir Makei said.
“When planning a trip to Argentina, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, use reliable sources of information regarding the visa regime between Belarus and Argentina, Peru, Chile, and Uruguay,” the diplomatic service recommends.