17:50 SocietyKuzmin: BelNPP meets all modern standards The Belarusian nuclear power plant is safe and meets all modern standards, Andrei Kuzmin, Director General of the Joint Institute for Power and Nuclear Research Sosny of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, said on the air of the STV TV channel.
17:23 EconomyBelarus, Iran to recognize each other's Halal certification The State Committee for Standardization of Belarus and the Iran National Standards Organization have signed a memorandum of understanding as part of the official visit of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko to Iran.
17:04 SocietyExpert: Belarus is looking into economic viability for second NPP Talking about the selection of the site for a new nuclear power plant, the director general said that this process is lengthy and complicated. “The process is regulated at the legislative level, there are relevant requirements for its implementation,” he added.
16:44 SocietyBelarus hosts almost 79,000 visa-waiver travelers since 1 January Since 1 January 2023, Belarus has hosted 55,444 citizens of Lithuania, 12,894 citizens and 3,524 non-citizens of Latvia, and 7,160 Polish citizens as part of its visa-waiver program.
16:16 EconomyBelarus' NPP construction practices incorporated into international recommendations Belarus' nuclear power plant construction practices are recommended for use to other nuclear newcomer countries, Belarusian Energy Minister Viktor Karankevich said on the air of the Belarus 1 TV channel on 12 March.
15:38 EconomyEnergy minister comments on joint gas and electricity markets of Union State of Belarus, Russia "Now the task is to implement the third set of measures. This is about the development of principles for the unified gas market of the Union State. This will represent the legal framework and will give a further impetus to the work on the unified electricity market of the Union State," Viktor Karankevich explained
14:53 PresidentPeaceful atom, Belarusian adventure of Ukrainian James Bond. Details of non-trivial President's Week Prospects of Belarus' membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and details of a four-hour Council of Ministers session hosted by Aleksandr Lukashenko are also in the new episode of BelTA's YouTube project President's Week.
14:29 PresidentLukashenko, Raisi visit exhibition of Iran's medical, innovative products The exhibition showcased healthcare products and new solutions by Iran's leading manufacturers and research centers. The heads of state jointly examined the exposition.
14:02 SocietyRussia's Voronezh Oblast seeks more construction projects with Belarus Voronezh Oblast remains interested in running joint construction projects with Belarus, Deputy Chairman of the Voronezh Oblast Government Konstantin Kuznetsov told reporters after he met with Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova on 13 March, BelTA has learned.
14:00 SocietyEaster in Minsk World contest! Hurry up to take part and win cash prize! Easter in Minsk World is a contest with no restrictions. It is held for kids and teenagers from any corner of Belarus who want to show their ingenuity and talent.
13:29 PoliticsBelarus ready for comprehensive cooperation with Russia's Voronezh Oblast “We know you as good and reliable friends of our country. This is not the first year that we have been cooperating with Voronezh Oblast. Thanks to our presidents setting the tone for our relationship, almost all regions of the Russian Federation are now cooperating with the regions of Belarus,” Natalya Kochanova said.
13:12 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus-Iran cooperation can reach a new level The president noted that on 18 March 2023 Belarus and Iran will celebrate a landmark event - the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations. “This is a good occasion to significantly upgrade our cooperation, after all we have every opportunity to do so. And today President Raisi and I have taken advantage of this opportunity,” he said.
13:01 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus, Iran are committed to building fair multipolar world "I am pleased that we have similar positions and approaches to many issues on the international agenda. The main thing is that Belarus and Iran are committed to the idea of building a fair multipolar world," the head of state said.
12:35 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus, Iran agree on many things "The Iranian president and I agree that sanctions are a time of opportunities. It is very important for us not to harness them," the head of state emphasized.