19:15 EconomyBellesbumprom produces $1bn worth of import-substitution products in 2022 “The task set by the government and the head of state to increase import-substitution production was fulfilled. Our production was of an applied nature. We are talking not only about the board products, which later turned into furniture, but also about the pulp and paper industry,” Mikhail Kasko said.
18:47 EconomyBelarus' ambassador visits Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Hungary Vladimir Ulakhovich has visited the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
18:45 EconomyBelarus raises export duties on oil, oil products On 28 February 2023 the Council of Ministers passed Resolution No.161 to revise export duties on oil and petroleum products that are exported outside the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), BelTA learned from the National Legal Internet Portal.
18:19 EconomyBelarus-China agreements estimated at over $3.5bn The Belarus-China agreements reached and formalized during the ongoing state visit of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko to China are estimated at over $3.5 billion, First Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Snopkov told reporters.
17:43 PoliticsOpinion: Belarus' defense system has never failed Belarus' defense system has passed many tests and has never failed, national security expert Aleksandr Tishchenko said in a new episode of BelTA's YouTube project “After the Fact: Lukashenko's Decisions”.
17:21 EconomyNew medical, R&D projects to be launched in China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone New medical and scientific projects will be implemented in the China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone, BelTA learned from the press service of the industrial park.
16:49 PresidentLukashenko extends condolences over Greece train crash victims “It is with pain and sorrow that Belarus has learned today's sad news about the train crash in Tempi that left many people dead and many more injured,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed.
16:34 EconomyBelarus strongly interested in Rosatom's areas of activity Sergei Shlychkov met with Kirill Komarov, Rosatom First Deputy Director General for Corporate Development and International Business. The sides discussed avenues of cooperation between Belarusian organizations and Rosatom. Possibilities for the implementation of joint projects were discussed.
16:22 PresidentHow will Belarus defend itself against an aggression? Lukashenko's warnings In the new episode of BelTA's YouTube project After the Fact: Lukashenko's Decisions we will tell you why it was necessary to change the current National Security Concept, what the essence of these changes is.
15:51 SportSpeed skating silver for Belarus at Children of Asia Games Belarus' Polina Sivets finished second in the 1,500m, clocking 2:13.96, just 0.18 seconds behind the winner. On 2 March the speed skating program will include the 1,000m and 3,000m events.
15:07 SocietyBelarus, China sign 17 new agreements in education A Belarusian delegation visited Beijing to participate in China Education Expo on 16-22 February. The exposition “Education in Belarus” presented educational programs of leading Belarusian universities.
14:47 EconomyBelarus, China discuss ways to boost cooperation in manufacturing sector, science The talks focused on ways of expanding Belarusian-Chinese cooperation in the manufacturing sector and science, including with the participation of the Joint Institute of Mechanical Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
14:23 PoliticsBelarus, Russia approve Union State information security concept “The document was developed in close collaboration of the offices of the security councils, foreign ministries and other authorities of the two countries. The document seeks to create a solid legal foundation to respond to modern information challenges and threats,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
14:14 SportBelarus claim another medal at Children of Asia Games Belarus has so far won five medals (two silvers and three bronzes) at the 2nd edition of the Children of Asia Games. The games will feature 57 medal events in ten sports. The Belarusian team comprises 68 athletes competing in eight sports. Taking part in the games are over 850 athletes from 12 countries.
13:54 PresidentLukashenko, Jinping adopt statement on all-weather, comprehensive strategic partnership The leaders of the two countries met both one-on-one and with the participation of their delegations and talked much longer than planned, clearly demonstrating a mutual interest in the issues on the agenda and a focus on results.