17:10 Society53,609 coronavirus recoveries reported in Belarus As many as 64,411 people with a positive test for COVID-19 are registered in Belarus. Belarusian medics have performed 1,099,571 coronavirus tests so far.
17:03 In PicturesCities of Belarus: Kopyl Kopyl is a town in the southwestern part of Minsk Oblast, the administrative center of Kopyl District.
16:40 SocietyGrowing number of Belarusian families tap into family capital prematurely Over 85,500 large families in Belarus have been granted family capital so far. Over 16,000 decisions on spending family capital prematurely have been issued. In 94% of the cases the families intend to use it to improve their housing.
16:13 Sport2020 Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Hungary canceled The 2020 Modern Pentathlon European Championships scheduled to be held in Szekesfehervar, Hungary on 17-21 September have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions.
15:54 EconomyBelarus, Ukraine eager to maintain cooperation between regions The diplomat noted that the event testifies to the success of the regional policy, which is being pursued in particular within the framework of preparations for the 3rd Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine.
15:21 PoliticsProspects for Belarus-Latvia cooperation discussed in Minsk The parties discussed the current state and prospects for further development of the Belarusian-Latvian cooperation, the schedule of highest and high-level bilateral meetings.
14:43 PoliticsUAE ambassador thanked for promoting Belarus-UAE relations The minister lauded the high level of bilateral cooperation between Belarus and the UAE, active political dialogue, and the prospects for trade, economic and investment cooperation between the two countries.
14:06 SocietyBelarus ready to share UAV, healthcare R&D results with EAEU countries The State Science and Technology Committee of Belarus expressed readiness to cooperate with the Eurasian Economic Union in the sphere of certification of technology parks and research organizations, in the usage of Belarusian R&D products in the area of unmanned aerial vehicles and healthcare.
13:13 SocietyBelarus, UNICEF launch Child Friendly Border initiative in Minsk airport The Belarusian State Border Committee and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have launched a joint initiative Child Friendly Border. Minsk National Airport, which has been chosen as the starting point of the partnership, presented the innovations that will make travel with children comfortable.
12:40 EconomyOrsha Linen Mill invests over Br3m in garment factory modernization The company worked towards setting up a garment manufacturing division of its own for a long time. The commissioning of a garment factory on 31 August 2011 was the first step. Its products were marketed using the brand Belarusian Flax. Since then the company has been paying close attention to home textile products and apparel.
12:09 EconomyEurasian Intergovernmental Council expected to approve map of industries on 17 July According to Artak Kamalyan, the draft map includes 178 large investment and important projects worth $194.5 billion in 18 industries, 555 technological trends in 29 industries where cooperation on import substitution is possible and also 19 groups of industrial goods, the import of each of which into the EAEU exceeded $300 million last year.
11:35 SocietyBelarus' Healthcare Ministry updates list of countries with COVID-19 Another 12 countries have been removed from the list. These include Algeria, Andorra, Vietnam, Cyprus, Cuba, Lebanon, Mauritius, Malaysia, New Zealand, San Marino, Thailand, Tunisia.
11:16 PresidentLukashenko: I welcome different points of view The president noted that he is meeting with mass media to explain certain aspects of domestic and foreign policies, to comment on the current events, to answer topical questions that journalists and their audiences are concerned about.
10:53 EconomyCargo traffic across Belarus-Lithuania border up by 6% in H1 Grodno customs officers cleared more than 320,000 trucks in H1, which was up by 6% year-on-year.
10:18 PresidentLukashenko meets with representatives of major media outlets Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko will hold a meeting with representatives of major mass media outlets.