MINSK, 29 December (BelTA) – The Belarusian Council of Ministers issued resolution No. 1026 of 28 December 2017 to approve the work plan of the Council of Ministers and the Presidium of the Council of Ministers for the first half of 2018, BelTA learned from the press service of the government.
The Council of Ministers is scheduled to review the country's social and economic performance in 2017 and in January-March 2018.
The Presidium of the Council of Ministers will consider the conceptual fundamentals of Belarus' social and economic development forecast for 2018 and for the period up to 2020, the fiscal and taxation policy in 2018 and medium-term financial program for 2018-2020.
Emphasis will also be made on the progress in the state innovative development program for 2016-2020, the national export promotion program for 2016-2020, the state energy saving program for 2016-2020.
Consideration will be also given to the conceptual fundamentals of Belarus' social and economic development forecast for 2019 and for the period up to 2021, the fiscal and taxation policy in 2019 and the medium-term financial program for 2019-2021.
Along with this, the members of the presidium will consider the issues of the modernization of the oil refineries and OAO Mogilevkhimvolokno and the strategy for the development of the country's petrochemical industry up to 2030.
The progress in the implementation of the president's instruction to develop Borisov District will be also on the agenda.
The Presidium of the Council of Minister will hold a visiting session to discuss the ways of raising the economic competitiveness of the city of Bobruisk and Bobruisk District, including through the development of small and medium-sized business, creation of new jobs and engaging of unused state property in the economic turnover.
The Council of Ministers will also review the implementation of Decree No. 235 dated 8 June 2015 on the social and economic development of the south-eastern part of Mogilev Oblast and the program of social and economic development of the south-eastern part of Mogilev Oblast for the period up to 2020.
All in all, 23 issues will be on the agenda of the Council of Ministers and the Presidium of the Council of Ministers in the first half of 2018.More about Economy