19:58 SportBelarusians to compete in Paralympics in Paris in 2024 as neutrals Oleg Shepel also said that now Belarusians will be able to participate in all competitions under the aegis of the International Paralympic Committee. Regretfully, Belarus' Paralympic Committee has not been restored as a full member of the International Paralympic Committee.
19:20 SocietyPolish Defense Ministry accused of reposting old videos as current ones The State Border Committee of Belarus noted that it is easy to determine the leaks are fake by browsing official posts of the Polish border service. This account posted the same videos on 13 November 2021.
18:53 PoliticsCIS plenipotentiaries to discuss implementation of free trade zone agreement in Minsk During the session the plenipotentiaries will discuss the operation of three field-specific councils – the Justice Ministers Council, the Council of Border Guard Commanders, and the Council for Cooperation in Education of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
18:45 SocietyMoscow Oblast to host Forum of Sister Cities of Belarus and Russia in 2024 The participants of the 12th edition of the forum that is running in Brest now upheld the proposal of the Twinned Cities international association to hold the next forum in Moscow Oblast in April 2024.
18:28 EconomyBelarus' Industry Ministry signs contracts worth $64m at INNOPROM. Qazaqstan The total amount of documents (agreements, protocols, contracts) signed by enterprises of the Industry Ministry of Belarus on the sidelines of the INNOPROM. Qazaqstan international industrial forum is estimated at about $64 million, BelTA learned from the press service of the Industry Ministry.
17:59 SocietyGrodno, Russia's Krasnodar to establish sister city relationship Belarus' Grodno and Russia's Krasnodar have plans to establish a sister city relationship. Such an agreement was reached at the 12th Forum of Sister Cities of Belarus and Russia in Brest, BelTA reports.
17:24 SocietyBelarusian delegation participates in CIS Defense Ministers Council session in Russian Tula A Belarusian delegation led by Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin took part in the session. Participants of the session exchanged views about the military and political situation in the world, threats and challenges to security of the CIS member states.
16:48 SocietyCIS defense ministers expected to meet in Belarus in 2024 Viktor Khrenin said: “There are plans to hold a regular session of the CIS Defense Ministers Council in the Belarusian land in 2024. We will do our best to make sure it proceeds in a constructive manner and in an exceptionally friendly atmosphere.”
16:14 PresidentBetter support for kids in Belarusian large families promised The president said: “We will take a close look at large families because they are versatile. This is why I insist now: we will think about ways of getting money to the kids. It is necessary to find a way. We will do everything for children from large families."
16:01 SocietyNational Academy of Sciences to host Russia-Belarus: Common History, Common Destiny forum The forum will focus on the preservation of the historical memory of Belarus and Russia and is aimed at countering the falsification of the joint history of the two countries, revision of the results of World War II, including the rehabilitation of Nazi criminals and their accomplices, by strengthening humanitarian ties and developing cooperation.
15:30 EconomyAmbassador: Belarus-Russia trade might reach $55bn in 2023 Belarus-Russia trade might reach $55 billion in 2023, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia (vested with the deputy prime minister's authorities) Dmitry Krutoi said at the meeting of the High Level Group of the Council of Ministers of the Belarus-Russia Union State in Mogilev, BelTA has learned.
14:56 PresidentLukashenko instructs State Control Committee to audit use of farmland Speaking about the development of the countryside, Aleksandr Lukashenko instructed Chairman of the State Control Committee Vasily Gerasimov to look into one more issue: “You have to look into how heads of agricultural enterprises plunder farmland.”
14:32 EconomyVice premier: Russia-Belarus trade up 13% in 2022 According to Alexei Overchuk, the joint work of the two countries has tangible results. “In 2022, the foreign trade of Russia and Belarus increased by 13% and amounted to a record RUB3.5 trillion,” he said.
13:48 PresidentLukashenko upholds projects to build new fish farms in Mogilev Oblast Aleksandr Lukashenko visited the Vishov section for high-value fish of the Lokhva trout farm. The president was told about the prospects for fish farming industry in Mogilev Oblast and measures to ramp up the output of high-value fish. The head of state studied the fish breeding technology used at the farm.
13:47 EconomyMFA: Belarus needs to develop roadmaps for cooperation with Africa “Our work in Africa is of systemic nature. It is carried out mainly through our foreign offices. Currently, there are five of them – in South Africa, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe. I hope that in the near future we will expand our presence there,” Igor Bely said.