18:18 President60 Belarusians honored for professional excellence The Order of the Fatherland 3rd Class has been conferred on Andrei Gurinovich, Head of the Medical Unit (Special Purpose) of the State Institution “432 Order of Red Star Main Military Clinical Medical Center of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus”, and Pavel Kharchenko, Head of the 14th Border Guard Unit of the Border Service.
18:06 EconomyBelarus, Russia mulling over new import-substitution projects Import substitution is one of the topics of the Union State construction, Head of the Economy and Sectoral Programs Department of the Standing Committee of the Belarus-Russia Union State Svetlana Ivanova said.
18:00 SportGolden Racket tennis tournament in Minsk The National Olympic Tennis Center in Minsk is playing host to the third stage of the Golden Racket national team tennis tournament.
17:49 EconomyBelarus ships first batch of malt to Equatorial Guinea The shipment of Belarusian malt coincided with the official visit of Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo to Belarus. According to Belgospischeprom, given the agreements reached between the heads of state to on increase trade between Belarus and Equatorial Guinea, the volume of supplies to Equatorial Guinea will be growing in the coming years.
17:22 EconomyGosatomnadzor speaks about readiness of BelNPP second unit for commissioning “We are now approaching the phase to test the equipment of the second power unit at rated capacity within a span of 15 days. Inspection works will be carried out: we will visit the site and examine the readiness of all the systems for this phase,” Olga Lugovskaya said.
17:02 EconomyOpinion: Belarus, Russia need to prepare business for joint competition “The market is very tough today, and by joining forces we can move forward much faster. Belarus is a country of hardworking people. Belarus has preserved its production and manufacturing skills. We need to show that our countries are an example of mutually beneficial cooperation, friendship, respect for each other,” Elena Dybova stressed.
16:42 EconomyBelarus looks to set up center of additive technologies with Rosatom “Cooperation between Belarus and Rosatom does not end with the commissioning of BelNPP. Today, at the initiative of the state corporation with the support of the government and the head of state, we are working on two areas to expand cooperation,” Mikhail Mikhadyuk said.
16:11 SocietyBelarus to host Days of Culture of Russia's Tatarstan on 12-14 September The Days of Culture of Russia's Republic of Tatarstan will be running in Belarus on 12-14 September, the Culture Ministry press service told BelTA.
15:55 EconomyCooperation between Belarus, Russia' Kaluga Oblast dominated by construction sector The construction sector is the area where Belarus and Russia' Kaluga Oblast cooperate most actively, Kaluga Mayor Dmitry Denisov told reporters prior to the International Economic Cooperation Forum dedicated to the 956th anniversary of Minsk, BelTA reports.
15:38 EconomyEquatorial Guinea FM praises Belarus' manufacturing practices This visit was part of Belarus' efforts to intensify contacts with African countries. The visit confirmed mutual interest in cooperation.
15:26 EconomyKukharev names key goal of International Economic Cooperation Forum in Minsk “In fact, Minsk is a city of great opportunities, an investor-friendly destination with more than 200 sites where investment projects can be implemented. A lot of enterprises and organizations are ready to work with investors. Our main task today is to help businesses find each other,” he said.
15:05 SocietyEnergy ministry on BelNPP: Safety is number one priority “The head of state, when making a decision to build the NPP, set the main priority to ensure the safety of this project. There are three main components of ensuring the safety of the plant: the choice of the best modern technologies, offered on the world market, quality implementation of the project and the selection and training of personnel for reliable operation of the plant,” Mikhail Mikhadyuk said.
14:46 EconomyEnergy Ministry outlines advantages of Belarusian nuclear power plant Mikhail Mikhadyuk said: “The commissioning of the Belarusian nuclear power plant will increase the level of energy security by means of diversifying fuel and energy resources and reducing the share of natural gas in the fuel and energy budget. Natural gas consumption will drop by 4.5-5 billion m3 per annum."
14:31 SocietyBelarusian minister comments on upcoming referendum in Poland I hope that an active part of the Polish society will speak out, and we will know about it and see that there are many people who take care of nature, the environment, and not only in words, but in deeds do everything to preserve this world for the next generations,” Andrei Khudyk said.
14:10 SocietyBelarus admits over 41,000 Ukrainian citizens since 1 January 2023 According to the State Border Committee, 30,227 Ukrainians came to Belarus via Poland, 9,118 - via Lithuania and 2,076 - via Latvia.