19:55 EconomyBelarusian Bellegprom expands cooperation with Kyrgyzstan The ambassador and Bellegprom’s management discussed the advancement of manufacturing cooperation with Kyrgyz enterprises, purchasing wool from Kyrgyzstan, participation in projects to set up a textile factory and build a tannery in Bishkek.
19:25 SocietyBelarusian women cosmonauts lay flowers at Yuri Gagarin’s, Sergei Korolev’s graves On 6 March Oleg Novitsky, Ivan Vagner, Marina Vasilevskaya, Anastasia Lenkova, Tracy Dyson, and Donald Pettit are expected to go to the Baikonur Cosmodrome for prelaunch preparations.
19:10 SocietyKhrenin meets with Uzbek army’s General Staff chief During the meeting Viktor Khrenin outlined the military and political situation in the Eastern Europe region. He mentioned the commonality of approaches towards evaluating challenges and threats in the Central Asia region and spoke highly of Belarus-Uzbekistan military cooperation.
18:44 SocietyMinister: The role of women in Belarus’ public, economic life has changed over decades Today every third entrepreneur in Belarus is a woman. “Such positive trends are largely thanks to the purposeful policy of the state, which consistently takes comprehensive measures to ensure that every Belarusian woman can become self-fulfilled in her profession, taking into account her wishes, level of education and competence, provides significant support to families with children,” the minister said.
18:24 EconomyAmbassador comments on construction projects involving Belarus in Vladimir Oblast of Russia Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi talked to the media while on a working trip to Vladimir Oblast, and commented on the construction projects involving Belarusian specialists.
18:03 SportSasnovich loses in 2024 Indian Wells qualifying Two Belarusian tennis players will compete in the event’s main draw. These are world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka and world number 30 Victoria Azarenka who is Indian Wells two-time winner (2012, 2016).
17:50 PoliticsStamp marking anniversary of Belarus-Pakistan diplomatic relations launched in Minsk The event was attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Pakistan Sajjad Haider Khan and Belarusian Deputy Minister of Communications and Informatization of the Republic Anna Ryabova.
17:46 SocietyFemale entrepreneurship participation at 36.4% in Belarus "Today, the level of women’s engagement in entrepreneurial business activity in Belarus is at 36.4%. The global average is around 34.1%. For comparison, in the Russian Federation this figure reaches 40%, in Kazakhstan - 43.5%. This means we have room to grow " the minister noted.
17:13 PresidentProcedure for switching Belarusian government agencies to war footing improved The document improves the procedure government agencies and other organizations are supposed to follow in order to switch from peacetime operation to war footing.
16:42 EconomyBelarus, Russia’s Vladimir Oblast demonstrate how to counteract sanctions Dmitry Krutoi said: “In the last two years Belarus and Vladimir Oblast came up with vivid examples of counteracting the policy of sanctions and of successful realization and execution of import-substitution projects."
16:14 SportBelarusian athletes clinch three golds in Moscow Oleg Tomashevich took the lead in the shot put with his first attempt, making it 21.65m in his fifth attempt. This is the athlete’s new personal best, a national indoor record, an Olympic standard, and the season’s eighth result in the world and the fourth one in Europe. Yevgeny Brigi of Belarus won bronze with a throw of 19.19m.
15:51 SocietyChief of General Staff of Uzbekistan’s Armed Forces arrives in Belarus First Deputy Defense Minister - Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Uzbekistan, Major General Shukhrat Khalmukhamedov has arrived in Belarus on an official visit.
15:46 SocietyMinsk book fair 2024 to feature about 20 countries About 20 countries will be featured at the 31st edition of the Minsk International Book Fair, and the Islamic Republic of Iran will be the central exhibitor, Dmitry Makarov, Chairman of the CIS Council of Organizers of Book Exhibitions and Fairs, Executive Director of the Minsk International Book Fair, told journalists in Minsk.
15:45 EconomyGovernor of Russia’s Vladimir Oblast talks about new opportunities for cooperation with Belarus Aleksandr Avdeyev said: “We maintain cooperation to make tractors and loaders. Everyone traditionally knows about this base. But brand new niches have become available now because foreign companies have left and a new manufacturing cooperation market has emerged.”
14:53 EconomyBUCE takes part in China International Allfood Expo This time the exhibition was held in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province gathering over 1,500 food producers from all over the world. The BUCE took part in it in order to increase exports of Belarusian agricultural products to the Chinese market and expand the range of participants of exchange trading from this country.