18:29 SportHead coach: Friendship Games in Kazan are are alternative to world championships Head coach of Belarus' national swimming team Andrei Lipnitsky summed up the results of Belarus' Open Cup held last week, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian swimming federation.
18:11 SocietyBelarus, United Arab Emirates to develop cooperation in high technology SCST Chairman Sergei Shlychkov met with UAE Ambassador to Belarus Ibrahim Salim Mohamed Al Musharrakh to discuss cooperation in high technology, attracting investments from the UAE to Belarus and export of innovative developments to new markets.
17:47 PoliticsCall on UN to respond decisively to discrimination against Russian-speaking citizens in EU Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the United Nations Office at Geneva Larisa Belskaya took part in the discussion with the special rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism during the 50th session of the Human Rights Council.
17:34 EconomyBelarusian industry minister visits Yekaterinburg A Belarusian delegation led by Industry Minister Piotr Parkhomchik is on a working visit in Yekaterinburg for the the 12th international industrial exhibition Innoprom.
17:18 EconomyNumber of concurrent viewers of Belarus' pavilion's stream on Chinese platform Douyin past 100,000 Kirill Koroteyev said: “A stream was arranged on the Douyin platform today with participation of the Belarusian embassy in China. Over the course of 2.5 hours the number of subscribers of the national pavilion went from 70,000 to 193,000. The number of views during the stream reached 1.32 million."
17:03 SportBelarusian gymnasts sweep podium at international tournament in Spain Olympic Games medalist in Tokyo Alina Harnasko won five awards, four of which were gold. The Belarusian scored highest in the all-around, and topped the field in the ball, clubs and ribbon events.
16:37 EconomyBelarusian manufacturers featured at Innoprom in Yekaterinburg Belarus' national exposition is showcasing such enterprises as Avtokomponenty, Belkommunmash, Belshina, BMZ steel mill, the Gomel Plant of Special Tools and Technological Equipment, Gomel Plant of Special Instrument and Technological Equipment, Gomel Plant of Machine Tools, Integral, Crane Plant, Krasny Borets, Heavy Forging Plant, StankoGomel, Minsk Motor Plant and Mogilevliftmash.
15:54 EconomyPrices in Belarus affected by high inflation in neighboring countries Aleksei Bogdanov said: “In January-May 2022 inflation in Belarus totaled 17%. It is less than 17.1% in the Russian Federation. At the same time inflation in Turkey from where we import many fruits and vegetables has already reached 80%."
15:04 PresidentLukashenko discusses changes to state asset management procedures Chairman of the State Property Committee Dmitry Matusevich noted that the draft decree establishes uniform approaches to the management of state property and property of businesses with a state share. He explained that this pertains to real estate, buildings, houses, enterprises, factories, roads and so on.
14:00 SocietyMinsk World. The territory of children's joy! Summer is in full swing! You have a wonderful opportunity to give kids and teenagers a world of health and joy, safety and comfort.
13:25 PresidentAdditional measures to support Belarusian citizens under consideration The government suggests taking measures to ensure stability in the social and labor sphere amid Western sanctions. The measures are temporary and will be in effect till the end of 2022. “Right off the bat I wonder whether we have to enact some legislation for half a year,” Aleksandr Lukashenko noted.
12:42 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus has no plans to export grain Belarus is not planning to export grain, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with senior officials of the Council of Ministers in Minsk.
12:36 PresidentLukashenko views loss of grain during harvesting as economic sabotage Aleksandr Lukashenko warned: “Loss of grain in the field will be considered at least as an economic diversion and at most as a crime. No more joking.”
12:14 PresidentLukashenko comments on increase in global food prices The agricultural industry should work efficiently and in good coordination amidst the ongoing developments in the region and the world, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with senior officials of the Council of Ministers, BelTA has learned.
11:47 PresidentDraft decree on state asset management in focus of government meeting The corresponding draft decree has been submitted for a meeting of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko with the senior officials of the Council of Ministers.