19:55 SocietyBelarus, Russia to continue defending truth about common history
Igor Sergeyenko noted that Belarus and Russia continue advancing cooperation in the field of socio-humanitarian affairs. “We don’t simply study joint history. We protect historic memory and truth about the stages that we’ve gone through and are going through together,” he said.
19:00 SocietyBelarus, Russia institute joint commission on history The parties undertake to coordinate efforts to protect historical truth, preserve memory about the common history of Belarus and Russia, which is reflected in textbooks among other things, and promote enlightening, expert, consulting, and humanitarian activities of public importance in the field of history.
18:04 PoliticsBelarus urges OSCE to help create fair development environment without pressure “We believe that it is important for the OSCE system to actively participate in stimulating the creation of an open, fair, non-discriminatory development environment without protectionism, unilateral sanctions, and other kinds of pressure,” the diplomat noted.
17:17 SocietyBelarus-Russia Union State to institute capitals of culture “The deputies will discuss interregional cooperation, with Nizhny Novgorod Oblast as an example, as well as proposals for the new initiative 'Capitals of Culture of the Union State' and proposals to arrange a gathering of senior citizens of the Union State,” the press service said.
16:45 EconomyGomel Oblast’s output of import substitutes past $952m in 2023 Speaking about last year’s results, Ivan Krupko remarked that the growth rate of the gross regional product totaled 102.9%. Over Br5 billion was invested in the development of the oblast, with the growth rate at 107.2%. Wages rose by more than 18%.
16:15 EconomyAverage salary in Belarus at Br2,271 in December 2023 The highest average salary was in Minsk (Br3,240.2). It was followed by Minsk Oblast (Br2,246.8), Brest Oblast (Br2,025.2), Grodno Oblast (Br1,980.3), Gomel Oblast (Br1,970.4), Vitebsk Oblast (Br1,861.8) and Mogilev Oblast (Br1,810.4).
15:45 SocietyPolling stations for Russian presidential election to open in all Belarusian oblasts The Russian diplomatic mission will publish detailed information on the addresses and schedules of polling stations, voting rules, the documents to be presented and other important things.
15:22 PresidentLukashenko tells new minister to eradicate cronyism at Healthcare Ministry “While some of our self-exiled opposition members are living in the West, their relatives here keep doing what they did before. Just quietly. We see this and are responding. The situation is not easy. We cannot lose the country,” the Belarusian leader emphasized.
14:54 PresidentLukashenko demands frugality, good management in healthcare “We don’t want the same situation that emerged during and after the pandemic when vaccinations were poorly overseen and some vaccines were just thrown into the trash or destroyed on the ground. That cost us a lot of money,” the Belarusian leader emphasized.
13:42 PresidentLukashenko on former healthcare minister Pinevich: I see him in a different role "I want to make it clear to people and to you that the new appointment does not mean the dismissal of Pinevich [Dmitry Pinevich, who until now led the Healthcare Ministry]. I just see him in a different role. He will work in a different position,” the head of state said.
13:19 PresidentLukashenko demands quality healthcare in rural areas Speaking about the tasks facing Aleksandr Khodzhayev in his new role, the president noted that the work will not be easy, but a lot has already been done by the ministry itself and the commission that was created upon the instruction of the head of state.
13:12 SocietyNew minister to turn Belarusian healthcare system towards people “Another key task set by the president is making sure that quality medical aid is available to all the residents of Belarus, including in the countryside. The president noted that a lot had been done in this area but the matter still requires close attention and a more thorough approach,” Aleksandr Khodzhayev noted.
12:47 PresidentLukashenko receives report from Belarus President Administration head Preparations for the forthcoming elections of members of the parliament and municipal councils of deputies as well as personnel matters were key items on the agenda.
12:28 PresidentLukashenko to continue personnel reshuffling campaign "Such actions on my part (personnel decisions are a prerogative of the president) will continue in the near future. Right up to the presidential election. I don’t want any kind of wavering and some equilibristics in mass media,” Aleksandr Lukashenko added.