11:18 SocietyCIS drafting statement on cooperation in biosecurity It is important and timely for the CIS member states to discuss biosecurity. This was stressed during an online meeting of the group of experts responsible for harmonizing the draft statement of the CIS heads of state on cooperation in ensuring biosecurity.
10:58 EconomyPlans to involve private investors in building rental homes in Belarus The work is taking place on two fronts. The first one is using idle rental housing of the state housing stock as well as private housing of individuals who have vacant apartments for rent at a market price.
10:20 SportSabalenka off to a good start in Stuttgart No.5 seed Belarus' world number 7 Aryna Sabalenka has beat China's Zhang Shuai, 6-2, 6-2 in the WTA 500 event in Germany's Stuttgart.
09:53 PoliticsMakei: Belarus is ready to receive U.S. ambassador any time According to the foreign minister, it raises eyebrow that the ambassador-designate makes certain statements when visiting Vilnius, Warsaw and other cities. At the same time, our partners do not give a clear answer as to the status in which the ambassador intends to arrive in Belarus.
09:30 PoliticsFM: Belarus seeks quality relations with Ukraine Those far-fetched things, statements about some threats to Ukraine allegedly coming from the territory of Belarus are absolutely groundless. Most likely, their goal is to justify their not very smart steps and actions. This is how I see it, Vladimir Makei said.
09:03 SocietyKochanova meets with health officials Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly Natalya Kochanova held a meeting with senior officials and representatives of the Healthcare Ministry and healthcare facilities.
19:59 PoliticsBelarus-Switzerland mutual interest in constructive dialogue reaffirmed Vladimir Makei and Ignazio Cassis discussed the state and prospects of bilateral cooperation, including the implementation of the agreements reached as a result of Ignazio Cassis' visit to Belarus in February 2020. Ignazio Cassis informed Vladimir Makei about the Swiss approach to events in Belarus.
19:37 EconomyBelarus to cooperate with Russia's Samara Oblast in IT, automaking, agribusiness The ambassador met with Samara Oblast Governor Dmitry Azarov. A broad range of matters of bilateral cooperation was discussed. Agreements in principle were reached on automobile engineering, manufacturing cooperation, agriculture, healthcare, tourism, and IT industry.
19:15 SocietySpecial medical unit to be incorporated into CSTO peacemaking forces Participants of the meeting paid close attention to discussing the development of common approaches to the organization of medical support for the CSTO collective forces and to preparing medical recommendations.
18:58 SocietyBelarus calls for greater international effort in restoring Chernobyl-hit areas The deputy chairman said in his welcoming speech that this tragic date has left a heavy trace in the history of modern Belarus.
18:40 Society6th International Water Forum to highlight springs of Belarus Springs are unique natural sites in terms of both their formation and their role in the preservation of landscape and biological diversity.
18:34 SocietyOpening of new ice arena in Vitebsk postponed to H2 2022 The mixed-use training complex is being built by the Belarusian-Czech company Ice Ring Technology, set up with the participation of Nativita Company (Beshenkovichi District) to launch a professional figure skating school in Vitebsk.
18:28 SocietyOver 50% of ecosystems preserved in natural state in Belarus Ecosystems that represent forests, wetlands, grasslands, rivers, and lakes, occupy around 12 million hectares, which makes up about 58% of the territory of Belarus. They have preserved well – more than 50% of them have preserved in natural state.
18:17 EconomyBelarusian commodity exchange reveals top exporters in Q1 2021 In Q1 2021, the top three exporters on BUCE included the Bellesexport company affiliated with the Belarusian Forestry Ministry, Belarusian Cement Company, and Vitebsk Sawmill. The total sum of export transactions equaled $78.3, up by 29% over January-March 2020.
18:10 SocietyMinsk to host Ecology Expo, forum on 3-5 June The events are dedicated to the Year of People's Unity. The organizers are the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, the BelExpo National Exhibition Center, and the Minsk City Hall.