12:32 EconomyCooperation of trade unions of Belarus, Egypt to foster economic ties The trade unions of the two countries have been cooperating for several years. A cooperation agreement was signed during a visit of the FTUB chairman to Egypt in 2018.
11:49 In PicturesTokyo Media Center opens its doors A press center for journalists covering the Olympics has opened in Tokyo.
11:33 PresidentTechnical potential of Belarusian agriculture praised According to the head of state, the harvest campaign is on his radar, he is keeping an eye on the economic and weather conditions.
11:30 PresidentLukashenko wants good pace and high quality of harvesting effort At a session in Minsk on 23 July Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko demanded quality, speed and effort while harvesting crops.
11:30 SportVytoki festival kicks off in Soligorsk Soligorsk is hosting the cultural and sport festival "Vytoki. A Step Toward Olympus” on 22-24 July, BelTA learned from the press service of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus.
11:18 PresidentRising global food prices seen as additional economic opportunity for Belarus Rising global food prices should become an additional opportunity for the Belarusian economy, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a government meeting held on 23 July to discuss the harvest campaign in 2021.
10:39 In PicturesHarvesting campaign in Dzerzhinsk District The harvesting campaign is in full swing in Dzerzhinsk District. Nine crews work the fields of the Borovoye-2003 agricultural enterprise every day, harvesting on average 400 tonnes a day.
10:37 EconomyBelarus harvests first million tonnes of grain As of 23 July, 307,700 hectares of grain and leguminous crops (excluding corn, buckwheat, millet) were harvested, or almost 14.4% of the target. In the lead is Brest Oblast with 87,700 hectares or 26% cropped.
10:20 SportMikita Tsmyh, Hanna Marusava named flag bearers for Team Belarus in Tokyo The Olympics opening ceremony will start at 14.00 and will be broadcast live on Belarus 1 and Belarus 5 TV channels. Prominent hammer thrower Ivan Tsikhan has been named captain of Team Belarus.
09:55 SportSummer Olympics to kick off in Tokyo with opening ceremony at Olympic Stadium Due to the COVID-19 pandemic still raging worldwide the stands of the arena, which seats 80,000 spectators, will see just 950 people at the opening ceremony. All of them are official representatives of the delegations.
09:25 SportBelarus' Tatsiana Klimovich advances to Olympic regatta quarterfinal Belarusian rowers have kicked off their Olympic medal quest in Tokyo, with women's single sculler Tatsiana Klimovich finishing second in 7:51.86 in heat 1.
09:19 In PicturesCities of the World. Tokyo The 32nd Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo will be held from 23 July to 8 August. About 12,500 athletes from more than 200 countries will take part in the event. There will be a record 339 medal events held across 33 sports.
09:15 PresidentLukashenko sends Revolution Day greetings to Egypt According to the head of state, thanks to perfect leadership, Egypt is confidently moving forward in its social and economic development and is strengthening its role as a guarantor of regional peace and security.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko extends greetings to Belarus' Olympic delegation to Tokyo The president emphasized that an Olympic medal is not only a personal success of an athlete. It is also a matter of special pride of a nation, because victories in sport demonstrate the level of development of countries, their achievements and cultural heritage.
19:58 EconomyMinsk Oblast, Russia to implement unique business project in agriculture In January-May 2021 the trade of Minsk Oblast enterprises with Russia totaled $2,240.1 million (the growth rate was 130.9%). Export amounted to $1,432.3 million (135.2%), with import at $807.8 million (124.0%). Foreign trade surplus reached $624.5 million.