19:57 PoliticsMakei tells French, German ambassadors about Belarus' partnership principles Vladimir Makei informed the ambassadors about progress in the constitutional process going on in Belarus and about other matters concerning the development of the situation inside the country.
19:31 SocietyBelarus, Russia sign document on airworthiness Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency Aleksandr Neradko and Director of the Aviation Department of the Transport and Communications Ministry Artyom Sikorsky took part in the ceremony.
19:24 EconomyProduction of over 820 import substitutes mastered by Belarusian Gomselmash over ten years According to Aleksandr Novikov, global manufacturing cooperation chains have started decaying in the current conditions. It is necessary to switch to a shorter manufacturing cycle inside the country. Many European countries are doing it.
19:07 SocietyMinsk to host Leisure 2021 expo on 23-25 April The 23rd edition of the international spring expo of tourism services “Leisure 2021” will be running in Minsk on 23-25 April.
18:55 EconomyRetail trade down 4.5% in Belarus in Q1 2021 In Q1 2021, the retail trade totaled Br13.1 billion, or 95.5% as against the same period of 2020 in comparable prices. Wholesale trade amounted to Br28.3 billion, or 104% as against January-March 2020.
18:46 SocietyBelarus to join teleconference on Chernobyl's 35th anniversary There will also be a prayer service for those who died immediately and in the aftermath of the Chernobyl accident.
18:43 SocietyTashkent to host CIS forum of creative and scientific intellectuals in November The CIS Humanitarian Cooperation Council and the Board of the Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation (IFHC) held a joint web-based meeting on 16 April, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
18:35 EconomyFreight traffic in Belarus down 5.8% in Q1 2021 Freight turnover amounted to 28.8 billion tonne-kilometers, or 99% year-on-year.
18:30 SportBelarus name squad for 2021 IIHF World U18 Championship The Belarusian junior team will leave for the United States on 19 April. Belarus will open the championship against Sweden on 26 April.
18:09 SocietyBelarus' parliamentary delegation attends CIS IPA plenary session Belarus' parliamentary delegation headed by Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly Natalya Kochanova took part in the 52nd plenary session of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly.
18:03 EconomyBelarus' GDP up 0.9% in Q1 2021 According to initial estimates, the GDP amounted to Br36.3 billion in current prices, up by 0.9% in comparable prices over Q1 2020.
17:49 EconomyBelarus' industrial output 9.2% up in Q1 2021 Production declined by 1.7% in the mining industry and went up by 9% in the processing industry.
17:42 SocietyKochanova: Belarus' CIS presidency focuses on economic growth The key task of the Belarusian Presidency in the CIS is to improve the well-being of our countries, Speaker of the upper house of the Belarusian Parliament Natalya Kochanova said as she addressed the plenary session of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly.
17:27 SocietyBill on state protection of judges, officials in Belarus passes second reading A new category was included in the list of protected persons, which reads other persons subject to state protection due to infringement against their security.
17:18 EconomyRussia interested in cooperation with Belarus in freight transshipment Asked about the transshipment of Belarusian oil products via Russian ports, the official said: “The task is being fulfilled in full. Moreover, the volume in March was slightly larger than the target. We also expect an increase in the volume in April. The mechanism works."