19:40 PresidentBelarus set to step up exploration of minerals The minister said he expects good dynamics in the export of goods and services. The volume of contract works outside the country is growing significantly. But there is a slight drop in investment activity within the country.
19:39 In PicturesConcert during Forum of Patriotic Forces in Minsk The concert “Don't Give Away Your Loved One” took place in Minsk downtown on 9 August on the sidelines of the Forum of Patriotic Forces.
19:31 SocietyBelarusian Written Language Day to bring together around 200 writers - About 200 writers will attend the 29th edition of the Belarusian Written language Day in Dobrush on 3-4 September, the honorary chairman of the Union of Writers of Belarus, People's Writer of Belarus Nikolai Cherginets said.
19:21 PresidentSanctions seen as blessing for Belarusian agriculture The sanctions have practically not affected agriculture. Taking into account good harvest projections this year, the industry is expected to grow, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
19:11 SocietyBelarus admits 212 Ukrainian nationals over past 24 hours According to the committee, 170 Ukrainians arrived in Belarus from Poland, 32 – form Lithuania, and right – from Latvia. Two persons crossed the Ukrainian-Belarusian border.
19:01 PresidentLukashenko demands to prioritize domestic food market It is important to fully meet the domestic demand with all types of domestic food products, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the meeting of the Council of Ministers.
18:41 SocietyBelarusian Written Language Day 2022 to be themed around Year of Historical Memory All projects of the 29th edition of the Belarusian Written Language Day in Dobrush will be themed around the Year of Historical Memory, Belarusian Deputy Information Minister Igor Buzovsky told a press conference,
18:35 PresidentLukashenko warns governors against failing to fulfill local development tasks He stressed that the overall picture always consists of details, and to achieve a result, it is necessary to pay attention to everything, including in terms of maintaining order. "It will be very sad if at the end of the year we see that some have underperformed," the president added.
17:54 Society‘Ninja' COVID-19 subvariant detected in Belarus The two people who contracted the ‘ninja' subvariant are showing mild symptoms. According to the deputy minister, the stealth omicron is going away, it accounts for 8% of all cases. At the same time, the dominant strain in Belarus is omicron, BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants (92%). All these subvariants were detected in South Africa.
17:27 PresidentLukashenko: Executives unfit for the job will have to leave Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the West is already showing interest in resuming cooperation with Belarus in one direction or another: “Poles and others are already suggesting that we should talk. I don't mind. Yet, our Ministry of Foreign Affairs is still showing a lukewarm response to it.”
17:10 SocietyBelarus, Russia to hold air force, air defense exercise According to the ministry, in accordance with the training plan for the Air Force and Air Defense Forces 2021-2022, an operational and tactical exercise of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces with live firing will be held from 9 to 25 August under the command of the deputy commander of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces.
16:52 PoliticsMFA comments on West's statements on Belarus' presidential election anniversary According to the ministry, the collective West is de facto doing everything to economically stifle Belarus, to force it to abandon its own development path under the cover of bombastic statements about strengthening the sovereignty and independence of Belarus, protecting human rights.
16:50 PresidentLukashenko urges not to discard EU market, even amid sanctions Even in the conditions of sanctions, we should not discard the EU market. We should continue to work with relevant countries to promote Belarusian goods, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
16:34 EconomyMinister: BelGee will receive 9,700 car sets from China by year-end By the end of the year, BelGee will receive 9,700 car sets from China, Belarusian Industry Minister Piotr Parkhomchik told the media.
16:03 PartnersTürkiye's 4th drill ship off to Mediterranean for hydrocarbon exploration Türkiye's new seventh-generation drill ship will operate off coast of Antalya province in the Mediterranean for hydrocarbon exploration, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Tuesday.