16:48 PresidentLukashenko arrives in China on state visit Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko arrived in China on a state visit. The Belarusian air force one touched down in the Beijing airport.
16:45 EconomyBelarus, China discuss joint engineering projects Belarusian Industry Minister Aleksandr Rogozhnik held a number of meetings with representatives of Chinese machine-building companies and with Director General of the China National Machinery Industry Corporation Luo Qianyi.
16:28 SocietyBelarus, Cuba discuss simplified drug registration, joint production The health ministries of Belarus and Cuba are interested in simplified drug registration and joint production, First Deputy Healthcare Minister of Belarus Yelena Krotkova told reporters after a meeting with a Cuban delegation, BelTA has learned.
16:02 PoliticsBelarus, Geneva Center for Security Policy discuss cooperation in security - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yuri Ambrazevich met with Director of the Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP) Thomas Greminger, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
15:37 PoliticsDraft agenda for CIS Heads of Government Council in Sochi revealed “The preliminary date for the Sochi meeting of the CIS Heads of Government Council is 7-8 June. The date was suggested by the Russian side. This meeting will be packed with events that are due on 7-9 June,” CIS Secretary General Sergei Lebedev said.
14:40 EconomyBelarusian companies sign $4m worth of contracts at Gulfood expo in Dubai Belarusian enterprises have signed contracts worth more than $4 million at the Gulfood 2023 food industry exhibition in Dubai, the UAE, BelTA learned from the exhibition enterprise Belinterexpo of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI).
14:26 EconomyBelarusian commodity exchange touted as e-gateway to EAEU for Pakistani goods The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) can serve as an e-gateway for manufacturers from Pakistan to Belarus and other countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Aleksandr Bashliy, Head of Foreign Relations at BUCE, said during the negotiations with a Pakistani business delegation
14:00 SocietyMinsk World extends promos at the request of buyers Due to the high demand, the group of developers has extended a number of promos. These are the discounts for buyers of apartment and for business people
13:47 PoliticsBelarus welcomes UNECE's commitment to balanced position Yuri Ambrazevich and Olga Algayerova discussed various aspects of Belarus' participation in the UNECE project and other activities.
13:38 PoliticsBelarus lauded for constructive contribution to regional, global security Yuri Ambrazevich briefed Tatiana Valovaya as the Secretary General of the Conference on Disarmament the priorities and plans of the Belarusian presidency in the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
13:22 PoliticsCIS conducts 119 election observation missions for 20 years For 20 years since the institution of the CIS mission was established, we have conducted 119 observation missions in the CIS countries for parliamentary and presidential elections and referendums. We have gained good experience in this regard, Sergei Lebedev noted.
13:22 EconomyPayments on Belarusian nuclear power plant construction loan to be deferred by one year The protocol will amend the 2011 Belarusian-Russian agreement on a $10 billion Russian loan for building the Belarusian nuclear power plant. The draft protocol stipulates that the repayment of the loan has to begin on 1 April 2024 at the latest.
12:13 PartnersAl Dhafra Water Festival to kick off 10th March in Abu Dhabi The 14th Al Dhafra Water Festival will take place from 10th to 19th March at Al Mughirah Beach, Al Dhafra Region, celebrating the emirate's maritime heritage through dhow sailing races, beach sports, folklore shows, concerts and a traditional market.
11:57 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus has been reliable friend of China and will remain so Belarus highly appreciates the high level of cooperation with China, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in an interview with Chinese media,
11:29 PresidentLukashenko urges to align Belt and Road Initiative with EAEU's new policy It is necessary to bring into line China's Belt and Road Initiative and the new policy of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in the future, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in an interview with Chinese media, BelTA has learned.