In January-March 2017 the passenger traffic via the airport increased by 29.6% compared to the same period a year earlier. The press service informed that Minsk National Airport celebrated its ever first millionth passenger on 25 December 2008.
According to Jean-Yves Bouchardy, refugees and stateless persons work for state-run enterprises and international companies and generate benefits for the Belarusian society. Although they sometimes require additional assistance with preparing for the jobs, the country benefits from employing the refugees.
The Vostok 3D radar has been developed solely in Belarus and can substitute foreign products. Made by KB Radar, the managing company of the holding company Radar Systems, it is designed to detect aerial targets, measure their distance and bearing, altitude and radial velocity.
Belarus and Slovakia plan to boost cooperation in key avenues of science, technology, and innovations. The countries will cooperate in energy industry, agribusiness, medicine and pharmacology, nano- and biotechnologies, and nuclear power.
A set of events were arranged at the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant on 27 April in order to practice responding to possible terrorism-related threats as part of the planned measures designed to take care of the installation's security.
A Belarusian delegation headed by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to France, Belarus' Permanent Representative to the UNESCO Pavel Latushko is attending the 201st session of the UNESCO Executive Board on 19 April- 5 May.