11:49 PresidentLukashenko: Africa will in many ways shape the future of the planet Africa will in many ways shape the future of the planet, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo at the Palace of Independence, BelTA has learned.
11:43 EconomyForeign currency sales exceed purchases by $43.7m in Belarus in August 2023 In August 2023 individuals bought the equivalent of $849.7 million in cash and cashless forms and sold $893.4 million worth of foreign currency. In January-August 2023 individuals' sales exceeded purchases of foreign currency by $424.7 million.
11:21 PresidentLukashenko meets with Equatorial Guinea president The leader of Equatorial Guinea arrived in Belarus on an official visit on 6 September. The meeting at the palace began with a traditional official ceremony featuring a honor guard company.
11:02 EconomyBelarus starts harvesting grain corn As of 7 September, over 7,085,400 tonnes of grain was cropped. This included 6,111,200 tonnes of grain and leguminous crops and over 974,200 tonnes of rapeseed.
11:01 PartnersIran's Semnan possible tourist hub of Int'l Tourism Alliance of Silk Road Cities The city of Semnan, in north central Iran, became a founding member to the International Tourism Alliance of Silk Road Cities as the alliance was formed on September 1, 2023.
10:46 EconomyBelarus' gold, forex reserves up to almost $8bn in August 2023 The country's gold and foreign currency reserves went up by $17.7 million (or 0.2%) in August 2023 after rising $182 million (2.3%) in July 2023.
10:27 EconomyMinister: Belarus, Uzbekistan lay impressive groundwork for further cooperation Our mining equipment is already operating at Uzbekistan's deposits. We see that a notable potential is concentrated in the production and supply of tractors. We are ready to consider the production of Belarusian tractors in Uzbekistan with localization of component parts,” Aleksandr Chervyakov said.
10:07 SportBelarus' Sabalenka reaches US Open semifinal Belarus' world number two Aryna Sabalenka defeated world number 23 Zheng Qinwen of China, 6-0, 6-4, to reach the US Open semifinal.
09:40 In PicturesCorn silage harvest in progress in Grodno Oblast Ostrovets District has cleared 19% of areas, with the yields averaging 224 centers of corn silage per hectare. The highest yields are in Shchuchin District – 418 centners per hectare.
09:25 EconomyBelarus, Uzbekistan sign Br93.5m worth of contracts at first women's business forum “Some 14 memorandums and agreements on cooperation were signed at the plenary session. They included an agreement on the establishment of joint leather and footwear production. A total of 15 contracts worth Br93.5 million, or 350 billion Uzbek sums were concluded,” the Council of the Republic said.
09:23 PartnersDubai Open for Tennis Academies Tournament to attract 400 international players Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has announced that the Dubai Open for Tennis Academies Tournament, to be held from 28th October, 2023 to 14th January, 2024, is set to feature 400 talented tennis players from around the world.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Brazil Aleksandr Lukashenko wished Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva excellent health, inexhaustible vitality and even more ambitious plans, and wished unity and a bright future to the people of Brazil.
19:57 SocietyBelarus' Olga Mastitskaya joins Moon flight imitation experiment The main crew and the backup crew include eight people. In addition to six Russians (Aleksandr Borisov, Yuri Chebotarev, Kseniya Orlova, Kseniya Shishenina, Anzhelika Parfenova, and Artyom Voronkov) the list includes Belarusian Olga Mastitskaya and Egyptian Mohammed Essam Sayed Abdelaal.
19:39 SocietyLaw enforcement agencies of Belarus, Vietnam discuss cooperation prospects The sides discussed prospects of cooperation in maintaining public security, material and technical support for various units, and fight against terrorism. The guests from Vietnam spoke highly of the work of branches of the Belarusian Internal Affairs Ministry.
19:17 PoliticsDecent people expected to represent worker collectives in Belarusian People's Congress Igor Sergeyenko reminded that elections will proceed in a slightly different format next year. “The first single voting day will take place: elections to municipal councils of deputies, the parliament and it will be necessary to choose delegates of the Belarusian People's Congress for the first time."