09:00 PresidentLukashenko sends National Day greetings to Pakistan “This date is a true symbol of the establishment and inviolability of the sovereignty of your country, which is confidently following an independent path of development despite external challenges,” the head of state said. “Belarus attaches great importance to the traditionally good relations with Pakistan, based on the principles of mutual respect and friendship.”
19:59 EconomyNAIP working to raise investments for Belarusian startups For two years in a row Belagroprombank has been running a nationwide contest program Startup Marathon designed to support startups and small innovative businesses in Belarus. NAIP cooperates with the bank to support the development of the startup movement.
19:20 SocietyBelarusian report on fulfilling nuclear safety convention presented in IAEA Gosatomnadzor Head Olga Lugovskaya led the Belarusian delegation. She informed participants of the meeting about the fulfillment of Belarus' commitments within the framework of the convention since 2017 and up till now, about changes and progress in implementation of the first nuclear energy program.
18:36 SocietyBelarusian scientists take part in Agro-Industrial Forum 2023 in Russia's Ufa “At the forum the NASB delegation is looking for potential partners in the agro-industrial complex for mutually beneficial cooperation. This is of special importance in the run-up to the 10th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia, which is due in Ufa on 26-28 June,” the press service said.
18:20 PoliticsBelarus slams report on human rights violations as ‘true hypocrisy' “Belarus, like most developing countries in this room, believes that the OHCHR and the entire UN should work to preserve the peaceful coexistence of nations, rather than encourage disinformation, confrontation and pressure on sovereign states. Once again I want to thank those of you who supported Belarus and opposed the pressure on my country in the Council,” Larisa Belskaya said.
18:02 SocietySyrian ambassador: People should unite to prevent the Khatyn tragedy from repeating “This is a terrible tragedy. What happened in Khatyn and other villages is really sad. We regret the deaths of so many people and hope that such tragedies will not repeat. However, 80 years after the tragedy we can see that history is repeating itself. Unfortunately, fascism is showing up again. We believe that all people must unite to oppose fascism so that this tragedy never happens again,” the diplomat said.
17:49 PoliticsBelarus resolutely condemns report on ‘human rights violations' at UN meeting Belarus lives and develops despite the pressure and hysteria whipped up by a number of Western countries or false reports about the country, Larisa Belskaya said as she commented on the report on "human rights violations" in Belarus.
17:22 SportBelarus' NOC turns 32 The NOC of the BSSR was founded at a conference in Minsk on 22 March 1991. Since the moment our country gained independence the organization has been called the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
16:59 SocietyZimbabwean diplomat attends commemorative ceremony in Khatyn It is very important for any country to protect the history from attempts to rewrite or falsify it, Chargé d'Affaires of Zimbabwe in Belarus Kudakwashe Lawrence Goniwa told the media as he attended the commemorative events on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Khatyn tragedy.
16:19 EconomyBelarus' Mogilev Oblast presents export, investment potential in Russia Special importance in the development of friendly relations between the regions is given to cooperation between the cities of Mogilev and Astrakhan. A plan of joint activities to strengthen this cooperation was signed during the visit.
15:45 EconomyBelarus, Oman discuss cooperation prospects in trade, economy The parties explored possibilities to ramp up trade and economic cooperation, to launch joint projects in manufacturing, as well as other steps to intensify bilateral contacts.
15:04 PresidentLukashenko confident in Belarusian economy's resilience Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “The first quarter of the year confirms my optimism that this year should be and will be at least as good as last year. If we live this year just like we did last year and if we hit performance targets set at a government meeting on top of that, we will live a normal life.”
14:57 PresidentLukashenko: 'Khatyn is our pain, our memory' "Being in Khatyn... The feeling is special. That tragedy is impossible to compare to anything," the Belarusian leader stressed. “Indeed, our land is dotted with monuments. In the Middle Ages Belarus was a land of castles. Now it is a land of monuments."
14:41 PresidentLukashenko: 2024 political campaign will go well if Belarusians keep their cool The head of state was asked about the political campaign that is scheduled for next year and about the public sentiments about it. “If we stay grounded, everything will be fine,” Aleksandr Lukashenko replied.
14:26 PresidentLukashenko explains West's ire over Xi Jinping's visit to Russia Aleksandr Lukashenko reminded about his previous meetings with high-ranking USA representatives during Donald Trump's presidency. Back then the head of state told them: “Are you totally crazy? Tell your president that they have done the best thing for us, for Russia, and for China by bringing us all together.”