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."
19:05 PoliticsMinsk to host CSTO Defense Ministers Council session on 25 May Participants of the session will discuss challenges and threats to military security in regions of collective security of the CSTO member states as well as matters concerning the improvement of the crisis response system.
18:40 PresidentLukashenko to hold officials responsible for increase in women cancer cases The head of state asked Vladimir Karanik: “Is it normal when a woman dies of breast cancer or cervical cancer? We can treat it and can save people. I know many people. I had to get to know these things, treat such people, who have lived for 8-9 years already.”
18:40 SocietyBelarusian-Russian integration leaders program launched in Minsk The Belarusian-Russian school of Union State leaders was launched in Minsk on 22 May. The program has brought together 31 participants from Belarus and Russia.
18:33 PresidentLukashenko instructs to accredit healthcare institutions by year-end Healthcare institutions must be accredited by the end of this year in a bona fide manner, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a government conference to discuss the pressing issues in healthcare.
17:57 SportWorld Taekwondo approves nine Belarusian athletes for world championships in Baku Baku 2023 World Taekwondo Championships will take place from 29 May to 4 June. The sporting forum in the capital of Azerbaijan will be one of the qualifying events for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
17:50 SocietyBelarusian border service responds adequately to provocations at Ukrainian border In particular, unmanned aerial vehicles fly along the border. They sometimes happen to fly into the Belarusian territory. The border service personnel use firearms and shoot down the drones. Damage to the border infrastructure is another way to stage provocations.
17:38 SocietyBelarus' University of Civil Protection shows interest in continuing cooperation with UAE A total of 183 specialists from the UAE have undertaken training at the university's branch, the Institute for Retraining and Professional Development, located in Borisov District.
17:13 SportBelarus' Ivashka advances to Geneva Open second round Belarus' Ilya Ivashka (world number 86) was off to a good start in the Geneva Open, defeating world number 421 Guido Pella of Argentina, 6-4, 7-5,