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.
16:35 PoliticsBelarus, Venezuela's Tachira discuss prospects for cooperation in agriculture The parties discussed the prospects for cooperation between the State of Tachira and the Republic of Belarus.
16:33 SocietyBelarusian nuclear power plant design meets cutting-edge safety requirements Mikhail Mikhadyuk said: “When the decision to build the Belarusian nuclear power plant was made, we looked at all the world vendors of nuclear technologies and chose the Russian design. As of today it remains a cutting-edge design. It is a Generation 3+ design and the world's top-selling one."
16:27 EconomyBelarus' GDP at Br30.3bn in January-February 2023 The first estimate of the country's GDP in January-February 2023 has been completed. In current prices the GDP amounted to Br30.3 billion or 96.4% as against January-February 2022 in comparable prices.
16:20 PoliticsCall on CIS, SCO, EAEU, BRICS to respond jointly to new round of geopolitical confrontation Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko called on the CIS, SCO, EAEU and BRICS to respond jointly to a new round of military-political confrontation in the world as he addressed the international economic forum "Dialogue of Integrations: CIS, EAEU, SCO, BRICS" in Moscow.
15:56 EconomyBelarus-India Industrial Forum held in New Delhi The event took place under the auspices of the Confederation of Indian Industry. The forum was co-organized by the National Center for Marketing of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus.
15:54 EconomyMost of Belarus' regions show responsible attitudes to One District – One Project program Roman Golovchenko remarked: “The situation varies. In some places these processes proceed more actively. In some other places we have to give them a nudge from above. These things also happen. We don't hide them. But certainly, a majority of the districts approach this task responsibly.”
15:36 SocietyAbout 20 countries to take part in Minsk International Book Fair 2023 “Now we have approximately 19 countries, but we believe that more will join, because applications are still coming,” Dmitry Makarov said. He added that a total of 20 or 21 countries are expected to participate. According to him, the number of those who have already applied is 1.5 times bigger than in 2022.
15:19 EconomyBelarus calls for new content for CIS-SCO cooperation agenda Igor Petrishenko said: “Speaking of cooperation between integration associations, I believe time has come to fill the agenda of interaction between the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization with new content."
14:43 SocietyEmil Czeczko Award established in Belarus The Emil Czeczko Award has been established in Belarus on the anniversary of his death, Chairman of the Board of the Emil Czeczko International Charitable Foundation Dmitry Belyakov said at BelTA's photo exhibition “The Border Between Life and Death”.