19:55 SocietyBelarusian police division GUBOPiK busy ferreting out extremist sleeper cells The Belarusian Internal Affairs Ministry stressed that law enforcement officers keep an eye on information published in extremist chats in real time, promptly identify perpetrators, and constantly analyze activity of participants of destructive initiatives.
19:20 EconomyBelarusian BelAZ's share on Russian market of super heavy trucks past 80% A conference of representatives of the product distribution network from the Russian Federation took place at BelAZ premises. An effective strategy for selling BelAZ products on the Russian market was high on the agenda of the annual dealership conference.
18:46 SocietyBelarus to attend 146th IPU Assembly The MP is set to participate in the General Debate of the Assembly on “Promoting peaceful coexistence and inclusive societies: Fighting intolerance”, meetings of the IPU Standing Committee on UN Affairs and its Bureau.
18:39 PresidentLukashenko wants to get rid of education institutions catering to specific government agencies The president pointed out it is necessary to wisely spend money in systems of organizations run by various ministries and government agencies. As an example Aleksandr Lukashenko mentioned a large number of advanced training institutions that operate under the aegis of specific government agencies.
18:38 SocietyBelarus, Hungary seek closer cooperation in tourism The parties have exchanged views on enhancing mutually beneficial cooperation, including the resumption of work of the working group on tourism set up as part of the Belarusian-Hungarian intergovernmental commission.
18:25 PresidentLukashenko to pay official visit to Iran on 12-13 March Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko will pay an official visit to Iran on 12-13 March. In Tehran, the Belarusian head of state is expected to hold talks with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
18:20 EconomyBelarus' export at $3.6bn in January 2023 In January 2023 Belarus' foreign trade totaled $7.251 billion, down by 2.9% year-on-year. Surplus of foreign trade in goods and services equaled $55.2 million, down from $648.7 million in January 2022.
18:15 PresidentLukashenko signs decree to recall reservist officers to active military service The steps the decree specifies are taken by the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus every year on a regular basis. The decree's implementation will help improve manning levels of junior rank officer positions in the army and will ensure quality training of the mobilization reserve.
18:04 PresidentLukashenko: Price controls in Belarus are nothing like the Soviet Union's planned economy Aleksandr Lukashenko believes it is correct to allow manufacturers and retailers to set prices on their own. But a threshold specified by rules of the state regulator has to be part of the arrangement.
18:01 PresidentLukashenko makes instructions related to social sector Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko gave instructions related to the social sectors at a meeting of the Council of Ministers drawing the attention of government officials to a number of important topics.
17:44 EconomyPM: Belarusian government keeps an eye on each enterprise “For example, we have an annual plan to produce 50,000 tractors, 850,000 refrigerators, 6,800 trucks, 4.3 million tires and so on. There are 43 such commodity groups. Their share in the added value of industry is 20%,” Roman Golovchenko said.
17:30 SocietyBelarus admits over 11,000 Ukrainian citizens since January 2023 According to the committee, 8,399 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus via Poland, 2,237 - via Lithuania and 788 - via Latvia.
17:02 EconomyMinister: Belarusian economy is recovering “The year 2023 is already demonstrating certain trends. We continue to work under sanctions pressure. Up to 25% of the economy is directly subject to restrictions. If you look at it indirectly, almost all the industries are under sanctions pressure. Nevertheless, under these conditions, the economy is showing signs of recovery,” Aleksandr Chervyakov said.
16:55 EconomyRecoupment named only requirement for investment projects in Belarus' regions "As many as 22 projects have been submitted to banks for consideration and financing. The credit sources have been identified by the government. The interest rate cannot exceed 8%. The ability to recoup investments is the only requirement,” the prime minister said.
16:21 EconomyPM: Key sectors of Belarusian economy adapted to new realities Key sectors of the Belarusian economy have adapted to the new realities, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said.