Tatiana Kononchuk said: “It is not a pretentious goal, but quite an achievable figure because the goals we set out to achieve in order to reduce emissions by 2030 have been actually fulfilled today. Thanks to government programs and the plan to develop green economy."
In January-November 2019 Belarusian agricultural products and food were exported to 99 countries, up from 95 countries in January-November 2018. Milk and dairy products were shipped to 56 countries, meat and meat products – to 22 countries.
Plans are in place to organize a festival of Belarusian, Russian, and Polish cultures in Brest or another city of Brest Oblast in September. The festival will aim to bring together young people from various countries and enable them to exchange experience and demonstrate their talents.
Oleg Kravchenko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, met with Charge d'Affaires of the United States Jenifer Moore on 23 January. U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is expected to come to Belarus on 1 February.
Leading soloists of the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus performed at the largest theater venues in France in September 2018. The masterpieces of Russian music such the operas Aleko by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Iolanta by Pyotr Tchaikovsky opened new seasons in the theaters of Rennes, Angers and Nantes.
Thanks to the implementation of applied research projects for foreign clients, the export of services by the Institute of Economics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) exceeded $120,000 in 2019, director of the institute Valery Belsky said.
Belarus' stand will also feature the National Library of Belarus, the Presidential Library and the National Book Chamber of Belarus. The Union of Writers of Belarus will be the venue for meetings with authors.
The strategy describes the Belarus' investment policies over the past ten years, assesses the global FDI trends and the country's investment environment as evaluated by the international rating agencies.
Belarus Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko and UK Ambassador to Belarus Jacqueline Perkins discussed some aspects of bilateral relations in the context of the UK's withdrawal from the EU.
Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko has met with newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Belarus Mustafa Ozcan who handed over copies of his credentials.
The Russian Federation will be the guest of honor exhibitor of the Minsk International Book Fair and the United States will be the central exhibitor, Belarus' Deputy Information Minister Igor Buzovsky told reporters.
During the conversation the Russian side said they were ready to compensate for the damage caused to Belarusian partners by supplies of poor-quality oil in 2019. The sides also discussed the expansion of cooperation between the Belarusian side and the Russian state space industry corporation Roscosmos.