11:56 EconomyMyasnikovich: EAEU, SCO, BRICS might launch common payment card system Three integration unions, namely the EAEU, the SCO and BRICS can issue a common payment card, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich said at the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow.
11:47 EconomySnopkov: Belarus' export of goods, services reaches 10-year high in Q1 2023 The positive dynamics is connected, among other things, with the expansion of export support mechanisms by the government.
11:31 EconomyBelarus offsets losses in Western markets by re-directing exports to friendly countries In the first quarter of 2023, Belarus fully offset the export losses in the wake of sanctions, Belarusian First Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Snopkov said at a joint sitting of the House of Representatives and the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus on 24 May
11:15 PartnersChina's National Pavilion opens at 2023 Venice Biennale China's National Pavilion at the 2023 Venice International Architecture Biennale opened on Monday in northern Italy's Venice, focusing on the changes and improvements of China's architecture and habitat over the past 40 years.
11:04 SocietyAndreichenko speaks about consistent efforts to improve legislative support for economy Parliamentarians are working consistently on improving legislative support for the economy, Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko said at a joint meeting of the House of Representatives and the Council of the Republic on 24 May, BelTA has learned.
11:03 PresidentLukashenko arrives in Russia for Eurasian forum, summit On 24 May, the head of state is expected to attend a plenary session of the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow. Aleksandr Lukashenko will present Belarus' position and priorities on key issues of cooperation.
10:48 EconomyFirst vice premier: Sanctions directly affected 25% of Belarusian economy in 2022 The situation required urgent, extraordinary and sometimes risky decisions. We acted bearing in mind two presidential principles - prompt decisions and control over their implementation,” Nikolai Snopkov said.
10:47 PartnersTürkiye holds events abroad to promote culinary heritage during annual event A series of events are being organized in several countries in Europe and Africa as part of Turkish Cuisine Week to introduce and promote Turkish cuisine.
10:44 PresidentLukashenko approves draft protocol on funding joint projects in EAEU Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed Decree No. 150 to approve a draft protocol on amending the provisions of Eurasian Economic Union Treaty on funding joint projects in the manufacturing industry, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
10:32 EconomyRussia's Karelia shows interest in Belarusian pulp and paper raw materials While in Karelia, the delegation of the Forestry Ministry headed by Forestry Minister Aleksandr Kulik and acting Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Karelia Alexei Pavlov paid a visit to the Kondopoga pulp and paper mill.
10:20 PresidentLukashenko: Patients in Belarus should be treated with dignity and kindness It is necessary to sort out problems with district hospitals and to make sure that patients are treated with kindness and in a caring manner, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting to discuss the most pressing healthcare issues in the country on 23 May, BelTA has learned.
09:00 Economy2,700 people from over 50 countries to attend Eurasian Economic Forum Over 2,700 people representing government agencies, business communities, international organizations and media from more than 50 countries will take part in the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum due in Moscow on 24-25 May.
20:15 PresidentLukashenko in favor of more practical training of Belarusian medics An interagency workgroup made of medical specialists travelled all over the country and many of the negative facts pointed out by the general public have been confirmed. The workgroup encountered insufficient professional expertise of some medical workers.
19:52 SocietyAnalyst dismisses Lithuanian defense minister's remarks about nuclear weapons in Belarus as absurd Andrei Chernobai said: “There are plans to deploy Russian tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus' territory purely for defensive purposes. For protecting the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of our country and for the sake of ensuring the military security of the Union State of Belarus and Russia as whole.”
19:21 PresidentLukashenko wants all shortcomings of Belarusian healthcare system fixed by 1 January Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Everything must be written down. There is one deadline – 1 January 2024. All the shortcomings we've talked about must be fixed by 1 January."