11:41 SportIn Pictures: Viktor Baykov – winner of Belarusian Sports Olympus 2022 Honored Coach of the Republic of Belarus Viktor Baykov has been awarded the Belarusian Sports Olympus, a special prize of the President of the Republic of Belarus, for services to physical education and sport.
11:33 SocietyKochanova: Our strength is communication with public Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova hosted the extended meeting of the Presidium of the Council of the Republic that took stock of the work to process appeals from individuals and legal entities in the city of Minsk in 2022.
11:10 PresidentBas appointed head of Main Combat Training Directorate of Belarusian Armed Forces Major General Aleksandr Bas has been appointed head of the Main Combat Training Directorate of the Armed Forces of Belarus.
10:37 PartnersUnusual bronze tiger bowl shown at Shanxi Museum A ritual hand-washing bowl made of bronze in the shape of a tiger grabbed visitors' attention recently at the Shanxi Museum in Taiyuan, Shanxi province.
10:27 SportOleg Shepel re-elected as head of Belarus' Paralympic Committee Oleg Shepel has been in charge of the Paralympic Committee since 2002. When he was an active athlete (track and field athletics), he won the Paralympic Games five times, and was a runner-up four times. Oleg Shepel is an Honored Master of Sports of the USSR.
09:49 SocietyUNHCR ready to expand cooperation with Belarus The participants of the meeting pointed to long-standing, constructive and fruitful cooperation between Belarus and UNHCR. They explored possibilities to expand it in the face of a major refugee crisis in Europe and a significant increase in the number of requests for refugee status or temporary protection in Belarus.
09:09 PoliticsBelarus, Venezuela reaffirm commitment to close cooperation On 12 January Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Sergei Aleinik had a telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Yván Eduardo Gil Pinto.
09:00 PresidentPresidential scholarships assigned to 64 PG students in Belarus Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed an order on 12 January to assign presidential scholarships in 2023 to 64 postgraduate students performing research in priority areas of science, technology and innovations at educational institutions and research organizations.
19:59 EconomyPakistan promises favorable terms to Belarusian private sector Khurram Dastgir said: “We have a number of proposals, including free economic zones, various tax benefits and regimes that can be used as well as the possibility of setting up joint ventures in Pakistan. We are interested in selling such products not only in Pakistan and Belarus but also in third countries in the future.”
19:17 EconomyBelarus, Pakistan agree to expand cooperation Viktor Karankevich said: “The minutes represent a roadmap for stepping up bilateral cooperation. Agreements were reached on expanding trade and economic ties in spheres of mutual interest such as mechanical engineering, agriculture, science, education, and healthcare.”
18:49 PoliticsBelarus, Sri Lanka discuss political, trade, economic cooperation Yuri Ambrazevich and Janitha Abewickrema Liyanage exchanged opinions about the entire range of matters concerning Belarus-Sri Lanka cooperation. Promising avenues for advancing interaction in politics, trade and economy, humanitarian affairs were discussed.
18:04 SocietyBelarus-UAE military cooperation discussed Head of the International Military Cooperation Department, Aide for International Military Cooperation to the Belarusian Defense Minister Valery Revenko met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to the Republic of Belarus Ibrahim Salim Mohamed Almusharrekh.
17:03 EconomyBelarusian BelAZ ships six 220-tonne haul trucks to Russia's Kemerovo Oblast The new haul trucks meet international environmental standards and are designed to operate in complicated climate conditions while using fuel and lubricants of Russian make.
16:17 SocietyRussian Ground Forces CO checks readiness of Belarus-Russia regional military force The quality of combat shakedown sessions was checked. The readiness of the army units to carry out missions for the sake of ensuring the military security of the Union State of Belarus and Russia was evaluated.
15:47 EconomyBelarus interested in selling agribusiness products, agricultural machines to Pakistan Viktor Karankevich said: “Belarus and Pakistan are connected by many years of friendly relations, which are based on principles of respect and mutual trust. Our states maintain a regular political dialogue. The necessary legal base has been formed. Trade, economic, and humanitarian ties are developing."