15:43 PoliticsBelarus to participate in meeting of CSTO foreign ministers, defense ministers in Tajikistan The Belarusian defense minister will participate in a joint session of the Foreign Ministers Council, the Defense Ministers Council, and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member states as well as a session of the CSTO Collective Security Council.
15:19 SocietyMP: National unity is crucial National unity is a must, Gennady Davydko, Chairman of the Standing Commission on Human Rights, National Relations and Mass Media of the House of Representatives, said at a round-table session to discuss inter-ethnic peace in Belarus.
14:38 EconomyBudpragres 2021 expo features over 50 companies from five countries Taking part in the event are companies from Belarus, India, Latvia, Russia and Ukraine.
14:31 PresidentLukashenko, Putin talk over phone The two leaders discussed the results of the joint army exercise Zapad 2021, the agenda of the forthcoming CSTO and SCO summits in Dushanbe, and the situation in Afghanistan.
14:28 SocietyTroops to practice defense, counterattack in Belarus army training area during Zapad 2021 exercise Meanwhile, an airborne insertion of the main body of a tactical assault force acting in support of the offensive will take place in the training area Brestsky. Simultaneous landing in two locations within a narrow time window greatly improves the efficiency of the landing operation, the Defense Ministry stressed.
14:00 PresidentLukashenko addresses creative professionals at award ceremony “You have power. People cry when you sing, act, or merely talk. People can kneel, bow before you. They look at many of you with delight. And you should appreciate it,” the Belarusian leader is convinced.
13:57 PresidentLukashenko comments on candidate to head Belarus' Ice Hockey Federation “We have a candidate for the post of the head of the Belarusian Ice Hockey Federation. You met with the person yesterday. I think he will agree. He is a very experienced, intelligent man. We will need to help him,” the head of state said.
13:43 PresidentFormer head of Belarus' Ice Hockey Federation appointed senator The head of state announced his decision during a working meeting at the Palace of Independence which was also attended by Chairperson of the Council of the Republic Natalya Kochanova on 14 September.
13:39 EconomyCentral bank describes Belarusian banking sector situation amid sanctions as quite stable Denis Goreglyad described the main trends in the development of the Belarusian banking industry and possibilities for transactions in national currencies amid the sanctions. He remarked that the situation in the banking sector is rather stable considering the sanctions.
13:08 EconomyBelarus unaffected by Lithuania's decision to reduce throughput of transboundary power lines According to the source, the measures Lithuania has taken affect electricity trade with third countries. The Lithuanian side had repeatedly stated it intended to reduce commercial supplies of electricity via the transboundary power lines with Belarus, this is why the decision made on 13 September was not unexpected.
13:01 EconomyBelAZ, Communications Ministry to cooperate to introduce digital technologies in production sector BelAZ presented its accomplishments and the digital solutions the company uses to interact with clients and suppliers, provide maintenance for the vehicles that have been sold. Plans to introduce more digital solutions into business processes were mentioned.
12:49 EconomyProspects of introduction of robot technologies at Belarusian light industry enterprises outlined The Bellegprom head said: “The relevant work has been in progress for many years. Our so-called anchor project was implemented at SOOO Belwest. The company is working on robotizing a number of its footwear manufacturing operations. We are now thinking and considering what other operations can be robotized.”
12:27 SocietyDraft action plan of CIS Year of Folk Art and Cultural Heritage finalized Experts of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) met in Minsk on 13 September to finalize the draft action plan of the 2022 CIS Year of Folk Art and Cultural Heritage.
11:44 SocietyFTUB: Belarus will show how the West violates international law Belarus will gradually work to curb the misuse of sanctions and other violations of international law, Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus (FTUB) Vadim Grachev told the media during the international conference “Impact of Global Economic Challenges on Social and Labor Rights", which is underway in Minsk on 13-14 September.
11:13 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusians passed the test for national unity with dignity Belarusians have passed the momentous test for national unity with dignity, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a solemn ceremony to present state awards to distinguished Belarusians at the Palace of Independence on 14 September.