19:27 EconomyBelarusian government's projections harmonized with sustainable development goals Tatiana Brantsevich mentioned the Economy Ministry's contribution to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Belarus. She noted: “Belarus is one of the leaders in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. We are ranked 18th out of 166 countries in the SDG index."
19:09 EconomyBelaruskali's Petrikovsky mine administration to reach designed output capacity by early 2022 The executive said: “We intend to commission longwall No.2 in July. We started working on it in early March 2021. We will commission longwall No.3 in late August and longwall No.4 in late December. It will allow us to reach the designed capacity to make mineral fertilizers in 2022."
18:37 SocietyMinsk to host Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum on 12-15 October Belarus has set up an organizing committee of the 25th Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum and the exhibition and congress “Energy. Ecology. Energy Saving. Electro” that will take place in Minsk on 12-15 October.
18:14 EconomyEAEU GDP certificate presented to Belarusian pharmaceutical company The ceremony took place today at the Healthcare Ministry. Deputy Healthcare Minister Dmitry Cherednichenko presented the document to OOO Rubikon.
17:41 SocietyForeign petrochemical industry trade unions express solidarity with Belarusian workers The largest foreign trade unions of the petrochemical industry have passed a statement in support of Belarusian workers, BelTA learned from the press service of the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus.
17:19 PoliticsCSTO countries intent on tighter coordination of security agencies During the meeting Emomali Rahmon noted that it is necessary to build up cooperation in the Collective Security Treaty Organization due to the complicated situation in the international community, more pronounced modern threats and challenges and their impact on the security of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
16:41 SportBelarusian MMA fighter Kirill Grishchenko victorious at Singapore event Kirill Grishchenko of Belarus defeated Oumar Kane of Senegal at the One Championship mixed martial arts tournament in Singapore.
15:55 PoliticsRussia suspects involvement of another state in preparations for coup in Belarus Dmitry Peskov said: “We can imagine the scale of the conspiracy. It involved not simply the liquidation of the president, the taking of his family as hostages but such complicated actions as the shutdown and blocking of the country's entire power grid."
15:55 In PicturesMaster class on Easter egg decoration in Raubichi The Museum of the Belarusian Folk Art in Raubichi hosted a master class on decoration of Easter eggs in the run-up to Easter.
15:53 SocietyBelarus reports 1,309 new COVID-19 cases, 1,406 recoveries in past 24 hours The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 357,233 cases. A total of 347,554 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
15:50 PoliticsBelarus-Tajikistan trade almost triples in 2020 "We view Tajikistan as an important partner and are keen to promote products to third markets by joint efforts. In 2020, the trade between our countries almost tripled,” Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said.
15:32 EconomyVice speaker: Trade, economic cooperation between Belarus, China steadily growing Vice Speaker Valery Mitskevich took part in a video conference with He Wei, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, to exchange views on the cooperation between the two countries.
15:29 SocietySeven CSTO exercises scheduled for 2021 Joint exercises represent one of the main forms for training forces and assets of the collective security system of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the official said. Seven exercises are supposed to take place this year.
14:58 SocietyOver 300 accessories to terrorism arrested in CSTO countries in 2020 According to the source, the special operation Nayomnik [Mercenary] became a regular event within the framework of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in 2019 as part of the efforts to combat terrorism.
14:50 EconomyIncreasing food export named among Belarus' priorities Aleksandr Subbotin hailed significant achievements of the Belarusian agricultural sector, including ensuring food security. “Now we will focus on increasing sales and entering new markets. This is the priority,” he stressed.