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.
12:15 PresidentLukashenko appoints new healthcare minister Prior to this appointment, Aleksandr Khodzhayev headed the National Mental Health Research and Treatment Center, and before that worked in the Main Public Health Directorate of the Healthcare Ministry.
12:11 PoliticsExpert: Belarus’ new military doctrine clearly defines allies and unfriendly states The expert clarified that the military doctrine distinguishes between the actions of politicians and the opinions of the general public in these countries.
11:43 SocietyAbout 521,000 tourists visit Belovezhskaya Pushcha in 2023 The tourist flow increased by 6% over 2022. Moreover, the number of foreign visitors increased by more than a third up to 74,000. Eco-tourism was actively promoted along with cultural tourism. The park offered excursions to the wildlife and safari tours.
11:26 EconomyBelarus to raise oil transit tariffs on 1 February The resolution indexes the tariffs for oil transportation in transit through the territory of Belarus and for domestic consumption by 10.2%. The transit tariffs were indexed and set based on the principle of equality of their specific values.
11:03 EconomyAt least 4.4m m2 of housing to be built in Belarus in 2024 There are plans to build 20 kindergartens, 12 schools, 12 fitness and recreation centers, 2 swimming pools, 18 healthcare facilities in the regions. Financing will be provided for 150 water deferrization stations and 16 treatment plants.
10:55 EconomyBelarus interested in long-term investment projects with Rosatom The participants of the session reviewed the status of the projects run by the Russian nuclear energy corporation in Belarus, as well as cooperation plans for 2024 and 2025-2026.
10:20 SocietyBelarus offers training programs for Zimbabwean law enforcement “Events unfolding in the world suggest that a lot of attention must be paid to countering all types and forms of crime, as well as to intensifying inter-state cooperation between law enforcement,” Ivan Kubrakov emphasized.
10:00 SocietyKubrakov: Belarus is ready to share competences, equipment with Zimbabwe Ivan Kubrakov is on a working visit to Zimbabwe. At the meeting with President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Belarusian minister emphasized that the personal involvement of the two heads of state gave a strong impetus to bilateral foreign policy, trade and economic relations.
09:25 SocietyBelarus approves migration policy concept The goal of Belarus’ migration policy is to create conditions that ensure national security, sustainable economic growth and improvement of the living standards, demographic security, protection of the labor market and integration of migrants into the labor market.