19:33 SocietyKochanova gives her take on role of public associations Membership in public associations is the call of the heart, Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova said at a meeting of the grassroots organization of the Belaya Rus public association at the Council of the Republic, BelTA has learned.
19:22 SportVytoki festival hailed as showcase event for Belarusian regions The sports and cultural festival “Vytoki. A Step Towards Olympus” highlights and celebrates the best of every region and sphere of activity in Belarus, co-organizer of the nationwide cultural and sports event Valentina Dynich told reporters in Gorki during the first day of the festival, BelTA has learned.
18:52 PresidentLukashenko signs decree to grant Belarusian citizenship to 463 Ukrainians The Belarusian citizenship was granted to 463 citizens of Ukraine, including 33 families with children; seven families raise three children or more. One of these families raises six minor children, two of whom were born in Belarus.
18:16 EconomyOver 10m t of haylage harvested in Belarus Cereals and leguminous crops (excluding corn, buckwheat and millet) were harvested from 87,700 hectares, which is 4.1% of the designated area. Progress was at 10% (34,700ha) in Brest Oblast, 3.09% (10,700ha) in Gomel Oblast, 4.84% (14,800ha) in Grodno Oblast, and 5.17% (23,200ha) in Minsk Oblast.
17:55 PoliticsMFA specifies areas of focus for Belarus' diplomatic missions The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has taken stock of the results of the annual seminar of heads of diplomatic missions and consulates of Belarus, BelTA learned from the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
17:23 EconomyBelarus' commodity exchange invites Pakistan to use its import substitution platform The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) has plans to bring sellers and buyers from Belarus and Pakistan to its import substitution platform, BelTA was told in the BUCE press service.
16:44 PoliticsDraft agendas for CIS summits to be finalized in Minsk on 26 July A regular meeting of the Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives of the CIS member states to the statutory and other bodies of the Commonwealth will be held at the CIS Executive Committee in Minsk on 26 July, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
16:16 PoliticsDraft plan of CIS ministerial consultations for 2023 approved The videoconferencing meeting was attended by representatives of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and the CIS Executive Committee.
16:10 PoliticsBelarus, Uzbekistan discuss bilateral cooperation The parties discussed cooperation within the framework of regional integration organizations, current issues of bilateral cooperation, and also exchanged views on the international agenda.
15:53 EconomyPM: Belarus is in a position to fulfill its external financial obligations - Belarus is in a position to fulfill its external financial obligations, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko told the media.
15:28 PartnersTurkish scientists start observing Antarctic data on atmospheric particulates Scientists in Türkiye have started to observe data on particulates in the atmosphere above Antarctica collected via satellite and ground-based systems, one expert said on Friday.
15:09 PartnersSharjah Chamber inaugurates 6th edition of Al Dhaid Date Festival The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has officially inaugurated the 6th edition of Al Dhaid Date Festival at Expo Al Dhaid, bringing together hundreds of palm farmers and productive families, as well as a number of official bodies from all across the UAE.
15:08 PresidentLukashenko signs amendments to Criminal Procedure Code into law The law institutes special (in absentia) criminal proceedings against persons who are outside Belarus and who fail to appear before a body conducting criminal proceedings.
14:22 EconomyPM: Inflation in Belarus is slowing down So far, we see no reason for the inflation in Belarus to go up. We are not isolated from the global economy, and all the costs that are generated by the ongoing processes cannot but affect prices in our country, Roman Golovchenko said.
14:05 SocietyPM: There is enough sugar in Belarus, no price rise is expected soon According to him, Belarus held back sugar exports. “We took this step, received less revenue, but created a large stabilization reserve in case panic buying starts up again. And now, even if people continue to buy sugar in large quantities, we will not run out of sugar,” the prime minister noted.