18:23 SocietyDrills in progress to improve cohesion of Belarusian territorial defense control bodies The drills are supposed to improve the level of training and cohesion of territorial defense control bodies with regard to their ability to set up territorial defense troops.
17:42 SocietyBelarus' Emergencies Ministry, UNICEF sign memorandum of understanding Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko arrived in China on a state visit. The Belarusian air force one touched down in the Beijing airport.
17:19 EconomyPotassium sales, investments, regional cooperation on agenda of Lukashenko's state visit to China Nikolai Snopkov remarked that the state visit will take place virtually on the eve of important political events in China. During these events personnel decisions will be made, the team in charge of further realization of China's strategic development plans and accomplishment of specified goals will be put together.
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.