16:05 SocietyDevelopment of aerial component of CSTO collective forces discussed Challenges and threats to military security in collective security regions were discussed. Matters of coalitional military construction in the medium term were also in the center of attention. Close attention was paid to the development of the aerial component of the CSTO collective forces.
15:37 PresidentNew appointments in Belarus' National Statistics Committee Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has appointed Yelena Kukharevich first deputy chairperson of the National Statistics Committee of Belarus.
15:36 PoliticsBelarus' embassy in China to host bilateral video conferences Yuri Senko noted that representatives of various ministries and departments, business will be invited to participate in these online meetings. The purpose of such events is to promote bilateral trade and simplify access to the Chinese market.
15:16 SocietyCIS experts discuss joint projects, cooperation in culture The CIS representatives gave a high approval of the Shymkent – the 2020 CIS Capital of Culture in light of the circumstances due to the pandemic. In 2021, the status of the CIS Capital of Culture will be awarded to Dushanbe.
15:03 PresidentBelarus president makes new appointments Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made new appointments on 19 November.
14:55 EconomyBelarus seeks to boost export to China “Increasing export of Belarusian products to the Chinese market is one of our priorities,” Ambassador of Belarus to China Yuri Senko stressed.
14:48 SocietyBelorusneft's charging stations chain to soon be able to handle up to 15,000 electric cars Belorusneft has been authorized by the state to develop a chain of charging stations using the Malanka [lightning in Belarusian] brand. According to Anatoly Kotlyarov, there are 280 charging stations in Belarus at present. Their number will be increased up to 400 by the end of the year.
14:32 PoliticsBelarus Democracy Act dismissed as ‘ridiculous' in light of U.S. presidential election The decision of the United States Congress is somewhat ridiculous against the backdrop of the election in the United States itself, Chairman of the International Affairs Commission of the House of Representatives of Belarus' National Assembly Andrei Savinykh said.
14:22 EconomyBelarusian MTZ triples export to Africa In January-October 2020 the sales growth rate amounted to 348.2% in comparison with the same period of last year. Cash inflow more than doubled. The company has penetrated two new markets this year – Zimbabwe and Burundi.
14:15 PresidentLukashenko makes new appointments in Ministry of Internal Affairs Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, commander of the internal forces Yuri Nazarenko has been promoted to the post of the first deputy minister chief of public security police.
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13:46 PresidentBelarus president explains culture minister appointment Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Why does it look like the appointment of an outsider? I respond to needs of cultural workers. Many of them have expressed their desire to see a person from the outside in this position, they've said let's try to appoint a person from outside our circle.”
13:39 PresidentLukashenko appoints ambassadors to China, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Pakistan, Kenya Chairman of the State Customs Committee Yuri Senko will head the Belarusian diplomatic mission in China. Former Defense Minister and State Secretary of the Security Council Andrei Ravkov has been appointed Ambassador to Azerbaijan.
13:32 EconomyBelarus' agricultural exports projected at $4.5bn in January-October In January-October Belarus' agricultural and food exports rose by 6.1% year-on year and approached $4.5 billion. Exports of milk and dairy reached about $1.8 billion (up by 5.7% year-on-year) and meat and meat products - $740 million (up by 12%), Igor Brylo said.