19:57 EconomyBelarusian government's policy in favor of encouraging private sector initiatives pointed out The official said: “The development of entrepreneurship in Belarus is one of the priorities of the economy. It fosters competition on the home market, contributes to the creation of high-performance jobs, to higher living standards of the nation, and to the realization of projects of social importance."
19:24 EconomyBelaruskali starts main stage of cage shaft sinking at Darasinsky mine Before starting the main drilling process workers of OAO Trest Shahtospecstroy completed a number of preparations: they installed the sinking platform of a 2KS-2U40 sinking machine and increased the metallic sectional encasing with the diameter of nine meters to the height of 4.5 meters.
18:57 EconomyBelarus' vice premier to take part in EEC Council session Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister, member of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Igor Petrishenko will take part in an online session of the EEC Council on 22-23 April.
18:49 SocietyCIS confirms readiness to strengthen international security Attending the meeting were representatives of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and the CIS Executive Committee.
18:35 SocietyExhibition of design works to open at Vitebsk State University A ceremony to award the winners of the international exhibition and competition Days of Design 2021 and to open an exhibition of their works will take place in the exhibition hall of the Faculty of Art and Graphics of Masherov Vitebsk State University on 22 April.
18:29 SocietyBelarus joins inter-parliamentary dialogue on post-COVID-19 gender aspects Today's meeting highlighted a number of issues related to the impact of COVID-19 on the promotion of gender equality, experiences and best practices, and legislative and other measures needed to recover from the epidemic.
18:18 SocietyBill to amend laws on mass media in Belarus approved The draft law aims to combat the spread of fake news and the introduction of the journalist's responsibility for such actions.
18:06 SocietyMinsk to host International Bibliological Readings on 22-23 April The 17th International Bibliological Readings will be running in the National Library of Belarus on 22-23 April, BelTA learned from the library.
17:55 SocietyMinsk to run exhibition to mark Chernobyl's 35th anniversary The exhibition project "The Abandoned Land" dedicated to the 35th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant will open at the National Historical Museum in Minsk on 26 April, BelTA learned from the museum.
17:38 SocietyAlmost Br4m allocated to support healthcare workers in Belarus During the pandemic, the safety of healthcare workers and their financial support have come to the forefront of trade unions' activities.
17:29 EconomyState support for agriculture expected to stay as large after Belarus joins WTO The official noted that state support for agriculture is a hot-button topic for all countries and the European Union is the leader in terms of the volume of state support. He reminded that according to WTO rules domestic support for agriculture is divided into three baskets – red, yellow, and green.
17:17 SocietyRussian Nordwind Airlines to fly to Minsk from 30 April Russian Nordwind Airlines will start operating regular direct flights to Minsk National Airport from 30 April, BelTA learned from the Telegram channel of the airport.
16:58 EconomyBelorusneft refutes allegations of contract breach in Ecuador According to the source, recent mass media reports about the company's operation in Ecuador do not reflect the reality. Belorusneft and the Ecuaservoil company it has created in Ecuador fully honor their commitments as part of signed contracts.
16:39 PoliticsAndreichenko: Belarus, Moldova have always maintained trust-based relations “We have long-standing friendly relations with the Republic of Moldova. The relations have always been based on the principles of trust, equality and mutual respect,” said Vladimir Andreichenko.
16:37 SocietyBill on protecting personal data past Belarusian parliament Director of the National Center of Legislation and Legal Research Vadim Ipatov said: “We haven't had such a comprehensive law up till now. This law will regulate everything as far as personal data is concerned.”