19:38 SocietyBackground radiation monitoring in Belarus never stops Aleksei Derbin said: “Ecological monitoring never stops. Posts have been installed at the Belarusian nuclear power plant site and around it in order to monitor atmospheric air. Samples of water and soil are collected periodically. The work is smoothly organized and proceeds according to a plan."
19:05 EconomyBelarus nuclear power plant, universities jointly shape nuclear industry personnel training strategy Oleg Zhenov remarked that in 2014-2019 specialists, who had previously worked in heat energy industry, were trained to work at the Belarusian nuclear power plant. As many as 80 people were retrained in Russian universities – in Ivanovo and Obninsk. “At present many of them occupy executive positions,” the official pointed out.
18:32 SocietyTashkent to host CIS Forum of Creative and Scientific Intellectuals in December The event will bring together over 200 delegates from Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Russia. The theme of the forum is Humanitarian Cooperation - Thirty Years of Experience and Development Prospects.
18:22 PresidentLukashenko congratulates Alain Berset on election as Swiss Federal President On behalf of the Belarusian people and himself, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko congratulated Alain Berset on his election as President of the Swiss Confederation for the year 2023, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
18:04 EconomyBelarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry opens office in Yekaterinburg The official opening ceremony of the office of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI) in Sverdlovsk Oblast took place in Yekaterinburg, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian embassy in Russia.
17:46 SocietyCIS cooperation in security, disarmament discussed in Moscow The CIS advisory committee on disarmament matters held a regular meeting in Moscow, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
17:32 SocietyKyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Armenia intend to join Memory Train project Viktor Liskovich encouraged the participants of the meeting to put forward their proposals and ideas on how to make the second season of the patriotic project even more interesting. “Three countries intend to join this project - Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Armenia. There will be 205 participants,” he said.
16:20 EconomyImport substitution seen as driver of exchange trade between Belarus, Karelia Import substitution should become the driver of the exchange trade between Belarus and Karelia, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) Eduard Belsky said, BelTA learned from the BUCE press service.
15:41 SocietyBelarus, Russia preparing roadmap on cooperation in training nuclear energy industry personnel Vladimir Aspidov said: “Our cooperation with Belarus began in 2009 with advanced training of professors of Belarusian universities. Several educational courses were organized. We began with a course on control of management of reactor units."
15:23 PresidentLukashenko arrives in Bishkek for EAEU summit In Bishkek Aleksandr Lukashenko is set to take part in a summit of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. The agenda of the EAEU summit will include some 20 issues.
14:53 PoliticsBelarus calls on UNICEF to assess negative impact of sanctions on progress towards SDGs Belarus called on UNICEF to contribute to the assessment of the negative impact of Western economic sanctions on the efforts undertaken by states to achieve SDGs, Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yuri Ambrazevich as he met with UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Karin Hulshof.
13:38 SocietyMinistry: Amnesty law shall apply to 8,500 citizens The law shall apply to about 8,500 convicts who are serving sentences in prisons or open prisons and who are on probation. About 4,500 convicts will be released, another 4,000 will have their sentences commuted by 1 year.
13:00 PartnersDubai to host Kartdrome Endurance Championship 24 Hours Twelve UAE-based teams and a record 26 international teams will line up in this weekend's Dubai Kartdrome 24 Hours endurance race as the final round of the Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship – powered by ARMotors, comes to a close.
12:42 PoliticsBelarus' ambassador to Hungary opines on impact of sanctions Belarus and Hungary find common ground and interact even in such a difficult time as now, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Hungary Vladimir Ulakhovich said as he spoke with BelTA about recent developments in Belarus-Hungary relations.
12:14 PresidentLukashenko signs amnesty bill into law The document was developed following the head of state's instruction. An integral feature of the penal policy in Belarus is to show humanity to persons serving various types of criminal punishment.