11:20 EconomyBelarus' BKM Holding set to increase output 1.5 times in 2023 In line with the plan for 2023, the company is set to produce at least 208 vehicles, up by 50% over the previous year. Trolleybuses will account for more than 50% of the output in 2023.
11:07 EconomyPresentation of China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone held in China's Lanzhou The event was attended by top managers and representatives of pharmaceutical companies and healthcare institutions, including Gansu Longshen Rongfa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd; Lanzhou Foci Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd; Gansu Provincial Hospital of TCM.
11:00 EconomyBelarus' government approves draft loan agreement with Eximbank of Russia “The draft agreement between the government of the Republic of Belarus (represented by the Finance Ministry of the Republic of Belarus) and the State Specialized Russian Export-Import Bank (joint stock company) on opening a line of credit should be approved as a basis for negotiations,” the document reads.
10:24 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to people of Moldova Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has congratulated the people of the Republic of Moldova on their national holiday - Independence Day, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
10:09 EconomyNearly 6.9m tonnes of grain, including rapeseed, threshed in Belarus As of 27 August, 94% of the area under grain and leguminous crops and about 90% of the area under rapeseed was cleared in Belarus. A total of 6,898,000 tonnes of grain, including rapeseed, was cropped. This includes 5,929,000 tonnes of grain and leguminous crops and about 940,000 tonnes of rapeseed.
11:44 EconomyBKM Holding doubles output in H1 2023 In January - June 2023, the output expanded by more than 100% year-on-year, and the value added grew by 50%. During this period, the company manufactured 90 trolleybuses, one electric bus and 16 tram cars (or two vehicle sets), as well as four sets of tram bogies fitted with electrical equipment.
11:29 EconomyBellesbumprom's exports to EAEU up by 16.5% in H1 2023 Enterprises of the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and paper industry concern Bellesbumprom increased their exports to the EAEU countries by 16.5% in the first half of 2023, BelTA learned from the press service of the concern.
11:16 EconomyOver 6.8m tonnes of grain, including rapeseed, threshed in Belarus Over 6.8 million tonnes of grain, including rapeseed, have been threshed in Belarus, BelTA learned from the Agriculture and Food Ministry.
10:53 PresidentLukashenko congratulates al-Assad on 30th anniversary of Belarus-Syria diplomatic relations Aleksandr Lukashenko went on saying: “Our states will successfully handle new challenges and we will maintain fruitful cooperation in the bilateral format and on international platforms.”
20:12 PresidentLukashenko about situation in universities: Pressuring someone is not the idea “Several points of view are necessary. We have to accurately discuss these matters. We shouldn't attack each other. We shouldn't crush each other. These are our people after all. We have to treat them carefully,” the Belarusian leader stressed.
19:57 PresidentLukashenko eager to visit Belarusian universities more frequently "I have given instructions to invite rectors today so that they could see how conversations in their universities would proceed in the future. And not only with me. I have many high-ranking officials, members of the government, oblast governors, and the rest. They are prepared, sensible people. Let's work,” the president said.
19:32 PresidentLukashenko identifies peace as key value for Belarusians Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “No, we are not rich. Yes, we have plenty of everything. Both negative and positive things. But we have the key thing: we live in a quiet country and raise our kids. If we had not persevered in 2020, things would be worse in Belarus than they are in Ukraine."
18:59 PresidentLukashenko: We need to brace up to preserve the country "We need to get mobilized in order to go through this period. How long will it last? Maybe two, maybe three years. Nobody knows. Neither you nor I know this. Therefore, we need to stand united if we want to get past it,” the president said.
18:54 PresidentLukashenko chooses not to take tough measures against BSU rector Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko chose not to take harsh decisions on the rector of Belarusian State University (BSU), although such action was proposed by the government, the Education Ministry and the Belarus President Administration in response to drawbacks in the work of the university's administration, BelTA has learned.
18:33 PoliticsAgenda for CIS Heads of Government Council meeting to be formed on 29 August The next meeting of the CIS Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives will be held at the CIS headquarters in Minsk on 29 August, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.