17:22 SocietyOver 100,000 visa-waiver arriavals in Belarus since 15 April Belarus reopened border for visa waiver arrivals from Lithuania and Latvia on 15 April 2022. Since then 68,700 citizens of Lithuania, 26,300 citizens and 8,600 aliens of Latvia visited Belarus.
17:01 EconomyBelarusian, Russian industry ministers discuss import substitution, manufacturing cooperation Piotr Parkhomchik and Denis Manturov shared information about the current situation in the manufacturing sector and summed up results of fulfillment of previous agreements.
16:33 EconomyLuo Shixiong: Chinese-Belarusian economic cooperation has great future Chinese-Belarusian trade and economic cooperation has a great future, Minister Counselor of the PRC Embassy in the Republic of Belarus Luo Shixiong said during the opening ceremony of the national pavilion of Belarus on the Chinese platforms Jingdong and Douyin in the Industrial Park Great Stone.
15:51 SocietyOver 1m passengers use Belarusian Railways to travel to/from Russia in H1 2022 There are regular trains between Belarus and Russia's Moscow, St. Petersburg, Anapa, Adler, Kaliningrad, and Murmansk.
15:16 SocietyKochanova: No plans to scrap social security programs in Belarus Despite the sanctions, the country is moving forward, the government is fulfilling all the tasks, Natalya Kochanova noted. “There is no doubt that we will maintain momentum and that all social support activities, all social security programs will remain in place,” the speaker said.
14:51 SportBelarus, Russia sign three agreements on cooperation in sport The Sport and Tourism Ministry of Belarus and the Ministry of Sports of Russia have signed three cooperation agreements.
14:37 EconomyStrategic partnership with China named Belarus' foreign policy priority Comprehensive and strategic partnership with the People's Republic of China is a priority avenue of Belarus' foreign policy, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Sergei Aleinik said.
14:08 EconomyBelarus, China follow modern trends in age of online sales Nikolai Snopkov said: “The year 2022 marks an important date – the 30th anniversary since Belarus-China diplomatic relations were established. Belarus-China interaction evolved greatly in this period: from friendship in the 1990s to modern, all-round, strategic partnership, all-weather friendship and iron-clad brotherhood."
13:42 PresidentLukashenko wishes happy birthday to Nazarbayev, discusses regional situation over phone Aleksandr Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed the situation around Belarus and Kazakhstan and in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Nursultan Nazarbayev inquired in detail about the situation in the region.
12:38 EconomyBelarus launches national pavilion on Chinese online platforms Jingdong, Douyin The event is an initiative of the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone. The initiative is intended to stimulate trade cooperation between the two countries. The project is designed to step up economic activity and advance bilateral trade.
12:17 SocietyDavide Rossi: I want to tell everyone the truth about Belarus Member of the Communist Party of Switzerland Davide Rossi told reporters that he wants to tell everyone the truth about peaceful and open Belarus, BelTA has learned.
12:03 PoliticsDavide Rossi: Sanctions have a very strong impact on European economies "I would like to note that at the moment the sanctions are not hurting Russia and Belarus in fact. The two countries have managed to find new markets," said Davide Rossi.
11:55 Economy8,470 hectares of winter barley harvested in Belarus As of 6 July, agricultural workers cut down grass on 89.8% of grassland in Vitebsk Oblast as part of the first grass cutting. Brest Oblast, Gomel Oblast, Grodno Oblast, Minsk Oblast, and Mogilev Oblast have already hit the first grass cutting target. Grass was harvested from 1,304,800ha of land, 98.6% of the designated area.
11:35 PoliticsMP: Belarus is open to constructive cooperation Belarus is ready and open to cooperation, the MP noted. "We have not closed our door on anyone and are ready for productive and constructive cooperation with all interested countries," he added.
11:33 PoliticsOpinion: Westerners have the wrong idea of Belarus due to NATO "I am sure that as time goes by, this erroneous opinion will be washed away from European minds and Europeans will take a sober look at the things that are happening now,” Davide Rossi said.