11:48 SocietyBelarus, Russia to step up cooperation in space, microelectronics, software development Belarusian and Russian scientists intend to develop cooperation in space, microelectronics and software development, Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences Vladimir Gusakov told reporters.
11:16 SocietyRakhmanov: Draft of Belarus' new national security concept is almost finished The draft of the new national security concept is almost finished and will be submitted for consideration at the Belarusian People's Congress, Deputy State Secretary of the Belarusian Security Council Aleksandr Rakhmanov told the media.
11:00 SocietyKhrenin: Territorial defense is turning into a combat force Territorial defense is turning from a support system into a full-fledged combat force, Defense Minister Lieutenant-General Viktor Khrenin said at the opening of the training session “Military security and defense of the Republic of Belarus” in Gomel on 26 May, BelTA has learned.
10:41 SocietyDraft of Belarus' new national security concept based on "security through development" principle The Minsk City Hall is hosting a discussion on the draft national security concept, BelTA has learned.
10:33 SocietyCall on tourism business of Belarus, Russia to refocus on domestic travel According to Dmitry Aleinikov, tourism development in Belarus is an important factor for social and economic development of the country, and one of the ways to revive and popularize cultural and historical heritage.
10:10 SocietyBelarus initiates briefing on fight against human trafficking in Vienna On the sidelines of the 32nd session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on 25 May, the Vienna International Center hosted a thematic briefing on international cooperation in combating human trafficking committed through the use of information and communication technologies.
09:30 PoliticsBelarus, Dominican Republic discuss product deliveries Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Cuba and the Dominican Republic concurrently Valery Baranovsky has met with Minister of Commerce, Industry, and SMEs of the Dominican Republic Victor Bisonó Haza on 24 May.
09:08 EconomyBelarus' Bellesbumprom concern views Murmansk Oblast as important partner Murmansk Oblast is an important trade and economic partner for the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and paper industry concern Bellesbumprom, BelTA learned from the Bellesbumprom's press service.
09:02 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Georgian people Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has congratulated the people of Georgia on Independence Day, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
19:55 EconomyBelarusian companies eager to build single-family houses in Russia Heads and representatives of over 20 major Belarusian and Russian civil engineering companies discussed cooperation opportunities and shared the experience of project implementation in Russia and other countries.
18:59 EconomyDiplomat: Belarus, Iran have great potential for cooperation in petrochemistry Belarus and Iran have a great potential for cooperation in the field of oil, petrochemistry and other industries, Alireza Seyhoun, the commercial attaché of the Iranian Embassy in Belarus, told the media.
18:51 PresidentBelarusian-Polish border safely locked from infiltrators, Lukashenko says “Infiltrators use other ways. None of the infiltrators we have apprehended in Belarus had to go across our border. Therefore there is no need to worry about border security,” Aleksandr Lukashenko added.
18:46 SportMinister: Brest will be a good host for 2nd CIS Games Brest will make a good host for the swimming and handball competitions at the 2nd CIS Games, Belarusian Sport and Tourism Minister Sergei Kovalchuk told the media.
18:41 PoliticsBelarus holds ministerial consultations with Hungary, Kazakhstan The heads of the consular services of the two countries highlighted the importance of a regular dialogue in protecting the rights and interests of citizens and legal entities of Belarus and Hungary.
18:34 PresidentLukashenko guarantees security of Russian nuclear weapons in Belarus “It is even out of the question. You know that we are punctual, accurate, and businesslike people as you say. This is why don't you worry about nuclear weapons. We bear responsibility for it after all. It is a serious matter. Everything will be fine here, too,” Aleksandr Lukashenko assured.