12:54 SocietyOpinion: People's Unity Day is a dream come true for many generations that fought for justice Nikolai Shchekin said: “Belarus can achieve success and prosperity only thanks to the responsibility of the entire Belarusian nation before its fate and its genuine unity. While the modern world of manipulations leaves little space to historical truth and memory, Belarus has chosen the way of stability and national freedom."
12:45 PresidentLukashenko suggests creating healthcare alliance in SCO The president went on saying that thanks to joint efforts, primarily collaboration with Russia, Belarus has launched vaccine production and offers a visa waiver to foreign citizens who want to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Belarus.
12:34 PresidentLukashenko: Only Afghan people can solve problems in Afghanistan “We must all understand that these problems will not be solved instantly. It is necessary to take calm and patient steps, offering various ways to help Afghanistan. We should not impose our values on them; they will choose their own future,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko.
12:26 EconomyGovernment's regional policy encourages Belarusians to live in their own land The deputy economy minister said: “New opportunities can be created in any city and town and in every region. But to create them, we need to determine their unique development feature as they say these days: a promising specialization, a competitive advantage, a unique ‘face'."
12:19 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus is ready to help rebuild Afghanistan Belarus is ready to take part in infrastructure projects in Afghanistan, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he took part in the Heads of State Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on 17 September.
11:59 PresidentLukashenko: SCO can play a more active role in settling regional conflicts “The SCO can play a more active role in setting regional conflicts,” the head of state stressed.
11:44 PoliticsAlmaty suggested as SCO humanitarian hub to deliver international aid to Afghanistan The Kazakhstan president is convinced that the SCO can and must play an active role in settling the situation in Afghanistan.
11:36 PresidentLukashenko: Time for serious stress test for SCO The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will soon be put to a historical stress test, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he took part in the SCO Heads of State Council on 17 September. The president noted that the SCO has enough competences to simultaneously address a wide range of tasks: from security, economic development, building new financial and humanitarian systems to the implementation of large-scale infrastructure projects.
11:17 PoliticsRahmon: Afghanistan should be free from terrorism and drugs “Over nearly half a century of civil war, Afghanistan turned into an arena of geopolitical games, which ended up with the events of 2001, and similar events may happen again. Therefore the world should not turn the blind eye to the fate of the Afghan people,” Emomali Rahmon is sure.
11:07 PoliticsIndia names main problems for SCO region The main problems in the region of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) are related to peace, security and lack of trust, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the SCO summit in Dushanbe on 17 September.
10:42 SocietyBelarus MPs start monitoring elections to Russia's State Duma Belarusian MPs as members of the delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia, which is a part of the CIS observation mission, have started monitoring the elections to the Russian State Duma on 17 September.
09:50 PoliticsRahmon: SCO confirms its role as effective mechanism for multilateral partnership The SCO has established itself as an effective mechanism of multilateral partnership, Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon said as he opened the anniversary summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 17 September.
09:30 EconomyBelarus, China discuss ways to boost economic cooperation The parties discussed a wide range of issues related to further development of the Belarusian-Chinese relations, including organization of contacts at the supreme and high levels.
09:07 PresidentLukashenko taking part in SCO summit The SCO summit will take stock of the progress made by the organization over the past 20 years and highlight the state and prospects of multilateral cooperation. More than 40 documents have been prepared for consideration at the summit.
09:01 PresidentLukashenko: Let people's unity become a source of great spiritual power for future generations “Today is a special day - we are celebrating a new national holiday for the first time. It draws us back to the momentous events in the history of our native land. 17 September 1939 marked the beginning of the reunification of Eastern and Western Belarus, the formation of the united Belarusian nation,” said the president.