22:00 PresidentLukashenko: Grassroots democracy at the heart of people's unity of Belarusians Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Our country's most ancient tradition of grassroots democracy lies at the heart of the people's unity. We choose our historical and political status together at referendums and Belarusian people's congresses. We vote by heart, on our own, and nobody dictates their will to us.”
21:20 PresidentLukashenko: 17 September will live in the heart and memory of the Belarusian nation Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Here is my address to you, to our Belarusian nation. I would like to congratulate you on the new state holiday, which will occupy a place in our modern history as worthy as Victory Day and Independence Day."
21:13 PresidentLukashenko emphasizes Belarus' god-gifted beauty The president noted he had just come back from the friendly country of Tajikistan. Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that Tajikistan is an unbelievably beautiful country with a rapidly growing population. There are plenty of mountains over there and comparatively not many farmlands.
20:59 PresidentLukashenko: The Belarusian people evolved into a single nation through unthinkable trials The entire history of Belarus' sometimes difficult and dramatic road towards gaining and preserving its statehood has more than once confirmed the ancient wisdom of strength in unity, Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed.
19:59 SocietyBelarus, Russia to work out joint stance on climate agenda The session will focus on the current state and prospects of development of bilateral cooperation in various fields, including hydrometeorology, environmental monitoring, use and protection of subsurface resources, biodiversity preservation, and other matters.
19:44 EconomyPlans to assemble Belarusian electric buses in Serbia The delegation includes heads of Belarus' leading industrial enterprises and is led by Industry Minister Piotr Parkhomchik. The minister met with Serbia President Aleksandar Vucic on 17 September.
19:19 SocietyOver 500 semi-trucks stuck at Belarusian border on way to Europe Over 40 trucks are waiting for their turn to enter Lithuania via the border checkpoint Vidzy, 190 trucks via Kotlovka, over 120 trucks via Kamenny Log, over 60 trucks via Benyakoni, and over 60 trucks via Privalka.
19:00 PoliticsBelarus, Iraq gearing up for session of economic cooperation commission Belarus' Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mikalai Barysevich has met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Iraq to the Russian Federation with concurrent accreditation in the Republic of Belarus Abdulrahman Hamid Mohammed Al-Hussaini.
18:47 EconomyBelarus' Development Bank, pan-African bank EBID sign loan agreement In line with the agreement, the Development Bank will provide loans to the pan-African bank to finance the supplies of Belarusian products to West African countries. According to Aleksandr Yegorov, this agreement will facilitate the export of Belarusian agricultural and other machinery to West Africa.
18:35 EconomyPreparations in progress for Belarus-Qatar ministerial consultations on political affairs During the meeting the diplomats reaffirmed interest in stepping up Belarus-Qatar cooperation and discussed up-to-date directions of bilateral cooperation in politics, trade, and economy.
18:23 EconomyBelarus' industry minister meets with Serbian president Belarus' Industry Minister Piotr Parkhomchik who is on a visit to Serbia as part of Belarus delegation met with President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic on 17 September.
18:08 SocietyOver 1.5m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 More than 1,852,000 Belarusians have received the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine, BelTA learned from the press service of the Healthcare Ministry.
17:45 EconomyBelarus, Austria's Vorarlberg discuss new projects in manufacturing Belarus' Ambassador to Austria Andrei Dapkiunas has visited the federal state of Vorarlberg, BelTA learned from the Belarusian embassy in Vienna.
16:59 SocietyBelarusian delegation to participate in 65th session of IAEA General Conference The agenda of the plenary session of the 65th General Conference includes matters concerning nuclear and radiation safety, nuclear security, measures being taken to fight COVID-19, possibilities for stepping up the IAEA's work in the area of technical cooperation.
16:17 PoliticsBelarus, Venezuela agree to exchange high-level visits The parties discussed the agenda of Belarus-Venezuela relations and also preparations for mutual high-level visits.