12:43 PoliticsFM in favor of dialogue between Belarus, Lithuania "The fact that you have come to visit us is a good sign, a good signal. This suggests that there is a certain part of Lithuanian society that understands neighbors need dialogue," the minister stressed. According to Vladimir Makei, this principle has always been the basis of the state foreign policy.
12:38 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 update: 1,064 new cases, 950 recoveries Belarus confirmed 1,064 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours; another 950 coronavirus patients were discharged from hospital, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry.
12:31 PartnersWorld Future Energy Summit 2022 kicks off in Abu Dhabi The World Future Energy Summit began as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. The summit brings together industry leaders from around the world to showcase their technologies and innovations at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
12:08 PoliticsAmbassador: Russia will not turn blind eye to NATO military buildup near Belarusian borders "We are closely watching what is happening, including the actions of certain EU's neighboring states that are members of NATO. The borders of the Republic of Belarus are the western borders of the Union State. Therefore, of course, we are interested in normalizing the situation," the ambassador said.
11:55 PoliticsBelarus FM meets with Lithuanian civil society representatives “As soon as I learned about this idea, the idea of representatives of the Lithuanian civil society to visit Belarus in this difficult, turbulent time, I immediately supported it. The Belarusian head of state was informed about it and he, too, expressed complete support for it, saying that we should meet, talk, engage in dialogue,” Vladimir Makei said.
11:26 PoliticsCIS foreign ministers to discuss multilevel ministerial consultations “The meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council is due to take place in Dushanbe on 8 April,” Leonid Anfimov said.
11:20 PoliticsCall for deeper integration in CIS The CIS member states should opt for a deeper integration, First Deputy Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Leonid Anfimov told reporters, BelTA has learned.
11:00 SocietyOpinion: Belarus is a truly people's state where every citizen is heard Igor Khlobukin emphasized that taking part in constitutional reform, and most importantly, being able to put forward proposals to amend the country's fundamental law is a unique opportunity to to express one's vision of the future that will be later documented and formalized.
10:51 PresidentLukashenko: Proposed constitutional amendments aroused keen interest “I decided to go for a large-scale discussion of the proposed amendments in order to get feedback, an opinion of experts, company executives, ordinary people, including civil servants, labor collectives and organizations. I have been told that the proposed amendments aroused keen interest. People from across all walks of life got involved in the dialogue,” the head of state said.
10:30 PresidentLukashenko discussing public proposals for constitutional amendments According to the Pul Pervogo Telegram channel, a total of about 6,000 proposals have been received so far. “Today the president has gathered members of the Constitutional Commission and the working group. Everything will be analyzed in detail once again,” the Telegram channel informs.
09:44 EconomyReal money income of Belarusians up 2% in January-November 2021 In January-November 2021, real disposable income of Belarusian households rose by 2% year-on-year, BelTA learned from the National Statistical Committee of Belarus.
09:41 PartnersWest has amassed nearly 30,000 troops near Belarus' borders: Lukashenko Western nations have stationed nearly 30,000 troops, equipment and weapons on Belarus' western borders, President Alexander Lukashenko said Monday.
09:35 PartnersAncient tombs found in north China's Shanxi Archaeologists have discovered more than 400 tombs dating back to the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770 B.C.-256 B.C.) and the Han dynasty (202 B.C.-220 A.D.) in north China's Shanxi Province.
09:31 PoliticsOpinion: Belarusian People's Congress ensures inviolability of constitutional order “Some say that this additional representative body is not needed as its powers overlap with powers of the parliament. I disagree with it and believe that only people, as a source of power, should determine the number of their representative bodies, their functions and powers,” Valentin Sukalo said.
09:02 SocietyKochanova thanks Belarusian Orthodox Church for active role in discussing Constitution draft The clergy suggested that the future Constitution should include an article about the protection of human life from the moment of conception, and a clause that says that the Belarusian people are aware of their responsibility to God, as well as a clause about protection from the destructive impact of information technology.