09:00 EconomyIran's ambassador: Bilateral agreements will help grow Belarus-Iran trade several times The agreements between the heads of state will help considerably boost trade between Belarus and Iran, new Iranian Ambassador to Belarus Alireza Sanei said on the air of the ONT TV channel.
19:57 EconomyEAEU, SCO to stimulate integration of currency, payment systems A decision was made in favor of enhancing the practical joint work in transportation and logistics and in favor of stimulating the integration of currency and payment systems for the sake of enabling independent transboundary payments.
19:55 PresidentImportance of North-South transport corridor for Belarus pointed out The relevant matter was raised during an official visit of Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko to Iran on 12-13 March. Belarus intends to participate in the development of this international transport corridor alongside Iran and Russia.
19:24 PresidentLukashenko, Putin talk over phone Joint work in the sphere of import substitution was one of the main topics covered by the conversation. Aleksandr Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin also discussed prospects of construction of the North-South transport corridor, which will cross Russia, Azerbaijan, and Iran.
19:15 SocietyBelarus, Russia agree to cooperate to substitute nuclear energy industry imports Gennady Sklyar said: “Belarus and Russia have established excellent contacts and projects in nuclear energy industry. The State Duma's Industry and Trade Committee met with colleagues in Belarus to discuss cooperation in import substitution, creation of new kinds of equipment."
18:49 PresidentBelarusian citizenship granted to 422 people, including 60 minors In addition to citizenship applications filed by Ukraine nationals individuals from 25 countries had filed citizenship applications, including people from Algeria, Armenia, Vietnam, India, Iraq, Yemen, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Poland, Syria, Sudan, Türkiye, Uzbekistan, and other ones.
18:44 SocietyBelarus admits over 12,500 Ukrainian citizens since January 2023 According to the committee, 9,167 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus via Poland, 2,444 - via Lithuania and 921 - via Latvia.
18:28 PoliticsBelarusian MPs to take part in Russia-Africa conference in Moscow TThe program of the forum includes a plenary session and four roundtable discussions. Andrei Savinykh is expected to speak at the discussion "Neocolonialism of the West: how to prevent the repetition of history" and Pavel Popko - at the panel discussion "Parliamentary support of cooperation in the field of science and education".
18:18 EconomyFEZ Minsk, Hunan logistics company discuss prospects for cooperation The parties discussed promising areas of cooperation, opportunities provided by the Free Economic Zone Minsk and the areas of the company's development in Belarus.
18:02 EconomyCall to set up large Eurasian companies "Mutual investments make the largest integration contribution to GDP of the EAEU countries. So we need to at least double the investments in fixed assets which account for 17-18% of GDP. The state could act as an active investor along with private business," Mikhail Myasnikovich said.
17:43 PoliticsBelarus' mission in Geneva: OHCHR continues to reproduce lies about Belarus The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights continues to reproduce lies and slander about Belarus and its government, reads a statement by the Permanent Mission of Belarus to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva.
17:28 EconomyResults of Belarus-sponsored project Eurasian Electrobus to be presented in Sochi in June Igor Petrishenko said: “A demonstration of results of Belarus-sponsored manufacturing cooperation project Eurasian Electrobus will take place during the exhibition event Eurasia – Our Home timed to a session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Sochi on 7-9 June.”
17:28 PoliticsWestern sanctions seen as damaging to global climate agenda The risks posed by climate change and environmental degradation are unprecedented in terms of the likelihood of occurrence and the expected amount of damage.
17:10 SocietyJoint sitting of two chambers of Belarus' parliament scheduled for 20 March The Parliament will hear a report by Chairman of the Belarusian State Control Committee Vasily Gerasimov on the performance of the committee.
16:51 SportCIS countries to send strong teams for 2nd CIS Games All CIS countries have confirmed that they will send their strong teams for the 2nd CIS Games which will be held in Belarus in August, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko told the media.