19:58 SocietyCSTO countries to stage cyber security technical drill in H2 2022 Members of the council discussed the concept and preparations for the forthcoming technical drill in cyber security, which is scheduled to take place in H2 2022. They shared positive experience of ensuring the protection of national critical information infrastructure installations against cyber threats.
19:27 SocietyCSTO countries discuss development of secret information protection systems in Minsk Participants of the meeting heard out a report from Chief of the State Secret Protection Department of the Troops (Collective Forces) Deployment and Training Planning Center of the CSTO Joint Staff, Colonel Sergei Voloshin.
18:52 EconomyEEC: With accelerated sci-tech development Belarus' GDP may rise 2.7 times by 2040 Among the main priorities of scientific and technological development of the EAEU member states are information and communication technologies; biotechnology, pharmacology and medicine; machine-building technologies; new materials and fuel production technologies; new technologies in agriculture; technologies in the extractive industries.
18:35 PresidentLukashenko thanked for preserving Belarus-Russia historical memory The Russian governor said that on 22 June the two countries marked the mournful date of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War.
18:19 PresidentBelarus plans to redirect 20m tonnes of cargo to St Petersburg ports “We have a lot to talk about, especially amid the West's pressure on Belarus. We want to redirect about 20 million tonnes of cargo to your ports. I will ask for your support and assistance. We have agreed on this with the Russian president,” said the head of state.
18:10 PresidentLukashenko, Putin to discuss serious problems on 25 June Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Tomorrow Vladimir Vladimirovich [Putin] and I will hold serious negotiations on serious problems as usual. But that will be tomorrow. Our meeting today is absolutely not ceremonial. We have something to discuss.”
18:08 EconomySt Petersburg governor praises Belarusian manufacturing sector Belarusian industry has high competence that make its products competitive in world markets, St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov said as he met with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko on 24 June.
18:01 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus and Russia will reach the necessary level of cooperation soon Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “St Petersburg is one of the main directions of work in the Russian Federation for us. We will do everything not to lose this huge Russian platform. Our trade turnover is growing well, we can increase it. Particularly taking into account the behavior of Western partners as the popular phrase goes."
17:51 PresidentLukashenko meets with St Petersburg governor Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We have something to discuss. I remember your arrival in Belarus [in early February 2022]. We came to terms on a lot of things. I'd like you to tell me honestly and sincerely what we, Belarusians, could do better.”
17:44 SocietyPlenipotentiaries to consider proposals to draft agendas of CIS summits Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee, CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev is expected to take part in the session.
17:06 EconomyProspects for EDB as international financial institution discussed in Nur-Sultan The Board reviewed a number of topical issues, including the 2021 annual financial performance of the Bank and approved the Annual Report of the Bank's Board, financial statements and report on the project activities for the past year.
16:16 SocietyCIS to draft agreements on combating terrorism, illegal migration "Today we have considered all the items on the agenda and made important decisions, including on the preparation of agreements to combat terrorism and illegal migration. I am sure that they will give a new impetus to the common work to neutralize these threats. This work will be facilitated by the initiative to hold a meeting jointly with the CIS Executive Committee and sectoral cooperation bodies," Igor Krasnov said.
15:37 In PicturesGomeltransneft Druzhba commissions three new oil storage tanks As part of the program on modernizing Belarus' largest oil storage facility – the line operation dispatcher station Mozyr – the Belarusian company OAO Gomeltransneft Druzhba has commissioned three new oil storage tanks
15:04 SocietyPetrishenko: Belarus is a cozy home for various faiths, ethnic groups "Interfaith and interethnic peace is part and parcel of social stability in society. In terms of religious and national-cultural relations the government has been working to promote the conditions necessary for the development of all faiths and ethnic groups," Igor Petrishenko said.
14:23 SocietyTianjin Foreign Studies University holds All-China Competition in Belarusian Studies The head of the Belarusian diplomatic mission congratulated the winners and participants of the contest. He also thanked the management of the Chinese universities of foreign languages for their efforts in popularizing Belarusian language and culture in China.