16:33 EconomyOutput, export of Belarusian agribusiness rise despite COVID-19 The official pointed out that the measures many countries have introduced due to the coronavirus infection have caused serious problems with food production and sales. For instance, the European Union is experiencing a severe shortage of seasonal workers.
15:30 PresidentBelarus president underlines importance of keeping people employed Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Those are people, those are labor collectives, thousands of people… This is why I wonder what the situation is like, what enterprises give most reasons for concern and what negative trends there are.”
15:13 SocietyNon-contact thermometers donated to maternity clinics in Minsk Oblast According to Anatoly Isachenko, similar events will be held in the coming days throughout the country. Thermometers will be handed over to orphanages for children with special needs.
14:55 PoliticsSerbian ambassador: Belarus will be forever in my heart According to him, the parties discussed possibilities and prospects of trade and economic cooperation. For example, Serbia expects a delivery of a large batch of electric transport from Belarus.
14:27 SocietyBelarus to ease procedure for acquisition of Belarusian citizenship by birthright Belarus will ease the procedure to acquire Belarusian citizenship under the principle of jus soli in line with the amendments to the law on citizenship of the Republic of Belarus.
13:32 SocietyOver 16,600 COVID-19 patients recover in Belarus The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases stands at 39,858 people. Belarus has carried out 499,249 tests.
12:58 EconomyFitch affirms three Belarusian state-owned banks at 'B'; Outlook Stable Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) of Belarusbank (BBK), Belinvestbank, OJSC (BIB), and Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus (DBRB) at 'B'. The Outlooks are Stable.
12:45 PoliticsBelarus MFA launches campaign to mark Children's Day “Let us remember our childhood dreams and think about those kids who need our help and support so much. The ministry's employees have actively supported the idea, and on 1 June our user accounts will “plunge into childhood” both literally and figuratively,” the ministry said.
12:30 SocietyOver 3,000 foreign nationals acquire Belarusian citizenship every year On average more than 3,000 foreign nationals and stateless persons acquire Belarusian citizenship using the simplified procedure every year, Aleksei Begun said.
12:29 PoliticsLukashenko's contribution to Belarus-Serbia cooperation described as historic The ambassador said at the beginning of the meeting: “Your finding time to receive me with a farewell visit is a great honor for me.” Aleksandr Lukashenko responded: “It may be a farewell visit as an ambassador. You can always come to Belarus as a person.”
12:23 PresidentLukashenko thanks Serbian ambassador for efforts to develop cooperation with Belarus “As far as I understand, you are going back to Serbia, unfortunately. But service is service, I understand,” the head of state remarked. “I want to ask you as a friend to tell the president that we hope that the next ambassador will as good as you. We are not against if the next ambassador will be even better.”
11:08 SocietyBelarus receives IAEA equipment to assess radiological threats of wildfires The mobile laboratory is equipped with instruments and tools for the radiation monitoring of air and the environment. It will help Belarus promptly respond to radiological threats due to forest fires in the Chernobyl exclusion zone.
10:04 PresidentLukashenko sends Border Guard Day greetings to border guard community Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the border guard service is one of the most prestigious and responsible types of military service. This service is only for real patriots who know the true meaning of the words loyalty and military duty.
09:24 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus-Azerbaijan relations are based on utmost trust Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has congratulated Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev on Azerbaijan's national holiday- Republic Day.
09:01 EconomyBelarus fully meets its needs in meat, dairy products Belarus has reached the highest food self-sufficiency rate in the Eurasian Economic Union. It relies 96% on domestic food production to meet its food needs.