21:03 In PicturesWe are United campaign in Brest The campaign “We are United” took place in Brest on 16 September, ahead of Day of People's Unity.
19:57 EconomyRetail trade up 0.5% in Belarus in January-August 2021 Wholesale trade amounted to Br83.4 billion, or 7% as against January-August 2020. Over this period, one-day per capita retail sales were estimated at Br16.9, vs. Br15.1 in January-August 2020.
19:10 EconomyBelarus' industrial output up 8.6% in January-August 2021 Output rose by 11.3% in the industries producing electricity, gas, steam, hot water, and conditioned air. The output of the industries providing water supply, waste collection, waste processing, waste disposal, pollution cleanup increased by 2.7%.
18:42 SocietyPrime minister awards Belarusian customs service officers According to Roman Golovchenko, it is difficult to overestimate the role of the State Customs Committee in enhancing Belarus' economic security and the political one. Amid growing pressure, the introduction of all kinds of international restrictions and barriers the role of state control at the country's borders grows.
18:13 EconomyBelarus takes part in Armenia Expo in Yerevan The Belarusian state food industry concern Belgospishcheprom has showcased the biggest Made in Belarus exposition at the 20th regional universaltrade-industrial expo-forum Armenia Expo which is underway in Yerevan on 16-18 September.
17:45 EconomyBelarus' GDP up 3% in January-August 2021 According to initial estimates, the GDP amounted to Br110.9 billion in current prices, up 3% in comparable prices year-on-year.
17:25 PresidentLukashenko meets with Iran president in Dushanbe Aleksandr Lukashenko congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on a recent victory in the presidential election first. Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Regardless of the development of the circumstances in the world Iran and Belarus have always found the ways that led us to success.”
17:14 SportBC Tsmoki Minsk into Champions League qualification final Belarus edged ZZ Leiden of the Netherlands 69-67 in Treviso, Italy on 15 September.
16:46 Society#GBCregions forum kicks off in Gomel The forum gathered about 200 participants, including heads of government bodies and organizations, regional and district executive committees, representatives of IT companies, banks, businesses, and educational institutions.
16:25 PresidentBelarusian visa-free entry terms adjusted In particular, decree No.8 allowed foreign citizens to stay in Belarus for up to 30 days without visas, provided they cross the border at the Minsk National Airport. The provision has been extended onto airports located in Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno, and Mogilev.
16:07 SocietyMinister: Huge resources are spent on cardiology service in Belarus Belarus spends enormous resources on cardiology service, Belarus' Healthcare Minister Dmitry Pinevich told reporters at the second congress of the Eurasian Arrhythmology Association and the 8th Congress of Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons and X-ray Endovascular Surgeons of Belarus.
15:18 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 update: 1,967 new cases, 1,589 recoveries Belarus confirmed 1,967 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours; another 1,589 coronavirus patients were discharged from hospital, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry.
15:07 PartnersForeign workers still seen as vital for Gulf countries The Middle East's wealthier countries will still need plenty of foreign workers despite efforts by some governments to encourage employers to recruit more local people, experts said.
14:52 PresidentLukashenko meets with Pakistan PM in Dushanbe “We are very interested in cooperation with a huge country such as Pakistan. I am sure that your specialists and members of the government will find a lot of interesting in Belarus for Pakistan,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko.
14:22 SocietyTruck throughput of Polish, Lithuanian, Latvian checkpoints at Belarus border below agreed numbers According to the State Border Committee of Belarus, 390 semi-trailer trucks are waiting to leave Belarus right now. Bilateral agreements specify how many trucks a border checkpoint is supposed to let through over a certain period of time.