19:17 PoliticsOnline session of CIS Heads of Government Council scheduled for 20 May There are ten items on the agenda. The heads of government are expected to exchange opinions about topical aspects of economic cooperation in the Commonwealth of Independent States. They will discuss biological and information security.
18:21 PoliticsNew phase in CSTO-SCO cooperation announced The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) start a new phase of cooperation, CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas said after his meeting with SCO Secretary General Zhang Ming in Moscow on 18 May.
17:50 EconomyEconomy ministry: Foreign investment flow in Belarus is on the rise In Q1 2022 the Belarusian economy received $3.4 billion worth of investment, up 12.3% compared with the same stretch a year ago. According to Yuri Chebotar, all components of foreign investment increased.
17:35 PartnersDubai reinforces its status among world's most open cities in post-pandemic world The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022 concluded last week having attracted more than 23,000 visitors from across the world at its first full-capacity event since the pandemic.
17:29 EconomyContracts worth $55m signed after first day of Belarusian delegation's visit to Azerbaijan According to the source, a business meeting of representatives of Belarusian and Azerbaijani companies took place on 18 May. A number of contracts worth a total of about $55 million were signed. New contacts are being established. Mikhail Myatlikov said he expects more contracts to be signed within the next few days.
17:13 PoliticsDiplomat: UN platforms on human rights have been ‘privatized' by Western countries During the meeting Yuri Ambrazevich mentioned the Belarusian government's adherence to developing and encouraging human rights in the country, including in compliance with the country's international commitments.
16:40 SocietyKochanova: MPs of Belarus, Russia need to deepen cooperation According to the speaker, the Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia will take place very soon.
16:30 PartnersRare golden cat spotted in SW China's Tibet for first time A rare golden cat has been spotted in Nagqu city, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, according to the local forestry and grassland authority.
16:19 SportBiathlon federations of Belarus, Russia sign agreement on cooperation The Commonwealth Cup, a tournament for Belarusian and Russia athletes, will be held as part of the agreement. The tournament will consist of six stages: one in August, another one in September, and four more in winter.
16:06 EconomyBuryatia interested in all-round cooperation with Belarus The Republic of Buryatia is interested in all-round cooperation with Belarus, Deputy Head of Government of the Republic of Buryatia Galsan Dareyev told reporters at the Brest 2022 international business forum on 18 May, BelTA has learned.
15:45 EconomyDelegations from 15 countries participating in Brest 2022 business forum Delegations from 15 countries are taking part in the Brest 2022 international business forum that started on 18 May, Brest Oblast Governor Yuri Shuleiko said, BelTA has learned.
15:18 PoliticsOpinion: Belarus, Venezuela need to strengthen cooperation According to the MP, Venezuela is Belarus' political ally on the Latin American continent.
15:12 PartnersYoung Syrian artist enters Guinness World Records with largest mandala in the world Syrian young artist, Lama Zakaria has recently achieved the first world record in the Guinness World Records for the largest display of mandala in the world, raising the name of Syria high and proving once again the ability of Syrian youth to excel in various scientific and artistic fields.
15:10 PoliticsKochanova: Belarusian, Russian MPs should speak up on international arena The voice of parliamentarians of Belarus and Russia should be heard on the international arena, Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly Natalya Kochanova said as she met with a delegation of the Legislative Assembly of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, BelTA has learned.
14:36 EconomyDocuments on Belarus-Azerbaijan cooperation in animal health, crop health, traceability signed The sides signed a protocol on transition towards the integration of information systems in the area of animal health and crop health between the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry and the Food Safety Agency of Azerbaijan.