12:43 EconomyBelarus PM expects greenhouse vegetables availability problem to be resolved within several years Roman Golovchenko said: “The production of vegetables of the so-called borscht variety [potatoes, onions, carrots, beet root] is way in excess of the domestic demand. All the so-called autumn vegetables are stored in stabilization funds, storage facilities of organizations, and so on."
11:52 PartnersForeign Minister Qin Gang briefs the media: Highlights Foreign Minister Qin Gang answers questions about the country's foreign policy and diplomatic relations at a press conference on Tuesday during the first session of the 14th National People's Congress, China's top legislature.
11:34 EconomyBelarus to step up vegetable greenhouse production Roman Golovchenko noted that the meeting was convened in order to sum up interim results of the work to implement the instructions of the head of state to provide the country with greenhouse crops at affordable prices in an off-season.
11:24 PartnersScholar dubs Nezami an element of unity between Iran, cultural peers Chairman of Iran's Association of Cultural Works and Elites has described Nezami Ganjavi, the 12th century Persian poet, as a common chapter in cultural ties between Iran, neighbors and Farsi-speaking countries.
11:20 PresidentLukashenko presents state awards, general's shoulder straps to distinguished Belarusians Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko presented state awards and general's shoulder straps to distinguished Belarusians at a solemn ceremony at the Palace of Independence on 7 March, the eve of International Women's Day, BelTA has learned.
11:03 PresidentLukashenko: It is the unselfish love of mothers, women's big hearts that keep the planet going It is the unselfish love of mothers, big hearts of women, and their inexhaustible energy that keep everything going on our planet, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a ceremony to present state awards and officers' shoulder straps to distinguished Belarusians on 7 March.
10:43 PartnersXi reaffirms support for private sector President Xi Jinping reaffirmed on Monday the nation's unwavering support for the private sector, pledging steps to bolster the confidence of businesses and entrepreneurs, reduce their burdens and promote their healthy and high-quality growth.
10:38 EconomyBelarus' gold, forex reserves down to $7.77bn in February 2023 The country's gold and foreign currency reserves went down by $373.3 million (4.58%) in February 2023 after rising by $213.3 million (2.7%) in January 2023.
10:03 EconomyForeign currency sales exceed purchases by $31.6m in Belarus in February 2023 In February 2023 individuals bought the equivalent of $716.5 million in cash and cashless forms and sold $748.1 million worth of foreign currency. In January-February, the net demand for foreign currency was $28.8 million.
09:52 PartnersGrowth target of 5 percent called reasonable China's growth target of around 5 percent for 2023 is reasonable and achievable, as it conforms to the nation's economic trends and will foster high-quality development, the country's top economic regulator said on Monday.
09:37 SocietyOpinion: BelNPP will strengthen energy security in Belarus-Russia Union State The Belarusian nuclear power plant will strengthen energy security in the Union State of Belarus and Russia, Deputy Chairman of the Standing Committee on Industry, Fuel and Energy Complex, Transport and Communications of the House of Representatives Vasily Panasyuk told BelTA.
09:00 PoliticsBelarus, South Africa seek to take bilateral cooperation to new level Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik has met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Africa to Russia and Belarus Mzuvukile Jeff Maqetuka.
22:03 In PicturesJews celebrate Purim Jews celebrate Purim to commemorate the miraculous rescue of Jews from extermination in the Persian kingdom more than 2,400 years ago. The synagogues recite the Scroll of Esther, which recounts the events of that time, and stage a traditional performance, Purim spiel.
19:57 EconomyBelarus' export of building materials over $1bn in 2022 Ruslan Parkhamovich noted that the situation in the country's construction industry is stable. "Companies are operating smoothly, without downtime and interruptions. Wages are paid on time. The industry hit four of the five targets last year," he said.
19:18 SocietyBelarusian strategy on handling radioactive waste explained The strategy defines the principles of ensuring safety in the field of radioactive waste management, the main directions of development and improvement of the national system for managing radioactive waste of all categories that is formed and generated in Belarus.