17:01 SocietyBelarus, Uzbekistan to strengthen cooperation in pharmaceutics The Belarusian Belpharmprom company and the Center for Examinations and Tests in Health Services and the Uzbek Agency on Development of Pharmaceutical Industry and the Center for Pharmaceutical Products Safety are expected to intensify cooperation in the development of safe technologies.
16:30 SocietyDemolition of monuments in West seen as attempt to impose new values Western politicians who destroy Soviet monuments in the West are trying to disorientate their people and sell a new system of values, Vasily Gursky, Chief Academic Secretary of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, said in the latest episode of the V Teme [On Point] project on BelTA's YouTube channel.
16:08 EconomyBelarusian Cement Company increases block supplies to Russia in 2023 The Belarusian Cement Company has completely shifted to the Russian market, not only compensating for the export volumes lost due to Western sanctions, but also significantly increasing them.
15:50 EconomyPM: Tax contributions account for 66% of Belarus’ budget The share of tax payments in the country's budget remains high and amounts to 66%, Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said at an extended meeting of the board of the Ministry of Taxes and Duties.
15:30 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusian Kristall can outcompete top players of international diamond industry The first diamond was cut at the Kristall plant more than half a century ago. Overall, there were seven such plants in the Soviet Union. Now only two are operational. One is in Smolensk, the other is in Gomel.
15:12 EconomyBelarus’ gold, forex reserves at $8.093bn on 1 February 2024 The country’s gold and foreign currency reserves went down by $33.9 million (or 0.4%) in January 2024 after declining by $128.2 million (1.55%) in December 2023.
15:06 EconomyBelarus to cooperate with clothing manufacturers from Uzbekistan Belarus will cooperate with Uzbek enterprises in the production of apparel, Chairwoman of the Belarusian state light industry concern Bellegprom Tatiana Lugina told the media on the sidelines of the 2nd Forum of Regions of Belarus and Uzbekistan in Tashkent.
14:45 EconomyBelarus, Uzbekistan to set up assembly facility for cotton tractors Belarus and Uzbekistan are busy setting up a facility to assemble cotton tractors, Director General of the Belarusian tractor manufacturer MTZ Vitaly Vovk told the media on the sidelines of the 2nd Forum of Regions of Belarus and Uzbekistan in Tashkent.
14:30 PoliticsBelarus, Laos mark 30 years of diplomatic relations A significant impetus to the interaction was given in the 2010s by mutual visits of the foreign ministers. Laos President Choummaly Sayasone paid an official visit to Belarus in July 2013.
14:30 EconomyBelarus, Russia’s Kamchatka Territory outline priorities for cooperation Belarus and Russia’s Kamchatka Territory outlined priorities for cooperation at the second meeting of the working group on cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and Russia’s Kamchatka Territory held in Minsk on 6 February.
14:05 EconomyBelarusian scientist comments on main advantages of nuclear energy "In terms of qualitative advantages, nuclear power is distinguished by its large and stable capacity in contrast to renewable energy and cost-effectiveness. It is also an alternative to replace fossil fuels, especially natural gas. In terms of environmental impact, it is actually green energy," Aleksei Lukashevich said.
13:44 EconomyVice premier: Uzbekistan-Belarus trade can reach $1bn The bilateral trade exceeded $565 million in 2023. However, according to Jamshid Khodjaev, this is not the limit. “My colleagues and I have concluded that it is absolutely possible to increase trade up to $1 billion,” he said.
13:40 PresidentLukashenko off to Uzbekistan on official visit In Tashkent the Belarusian head of state will hold negotiations with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The two leaders will have a one-on-one meeting and an expanded meeting where they will be joined by their delegations.
13:20 EconomyOman seeks closer cooperation with Belarus Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi held a meeting with Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the Russian Federation Hamood bin Salim bin Abdullah Altowaiya in Moscow on 6 February.
12:51 EconomyExpert reveals how BelNPP recruits and trains personnel Deputy Chief Engineer for Personnel Training - Head of the Training Center of the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant (BelNPP) Aleksandr Yerin talked about the recruitment and training of personnel for the BelNPP as he spoke at a roundtable hosted by BelTA.