16:29 EconomyBelarusian Industry Ministry implements 26 import-substituting projects in 2023 “In 2023, the organizations of the Industry Ministry implemented 26 import-substituting projects with a total amount of funding of Br2.47 billion. Last year Br194.46 million was allocated to this group of projects, with 60 new jobs created,” Dmitry Rukshin said.
16:13 EconomyPM: Belarusian government is exploring ways to increase domestic pork production On the instruction of the president, the government is exploring ways to increase domestic pork production, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said at a meeting in Pinsk.
16:03 SocietyBelarus reduces number of workplaces with hazardous conditions by 7.8% over three years “As for healthy and safe working conditions, we have reached great results here. The number of workplaces with hazardous working conditions is reducing. Over the three years of the five-year plan, and the country envisages five-year development cycles, the number of such workplaces has decreased by 7.8%. About 60,000 workplaces have reached a healthy level. This is a significant achievement,” Irina Kostevich said.
15:45 SocietyBelarusian war veterans to be honored with jubilee medal on 9 May On 29 February, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 75 on the establishment of the medal “80 Years of Liberation of Belarus from Nazi invaders”. The document also approves the regulations on the anniversary medal, its description and a sample certificate to it.
15:40 SocietyBelarus sends inquiry to Poland over reports of death of Belarusian woman sexually assaulted in Warsaw "The Belarusian foreign missions have not received any letters or official information on this matter. We have sent relevant requests to the law enforcement agencies of Poland," the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
15:33 EconomyFixed-capital investments of Belarusian Industry Ministry enterprises over Br2.7bn in 2020-2023 Dmitry Rukshin said: “In 2020-2023 Industry Ministry organizations raised over Br2.7 billion in fixed-capital investments. Last year’s fixed-capital investments exceeded the total volume of investments in 2021-2022 and went beyond Br1.1 billion.”
15:20 SocietyAndreichenko reveals his plans after stepping down as Belarus’ parliament speaker Journalists noted that Vladimir Andreichenko, who has been working in parliament for many years, did not run for a seat in the House of Representatives of the eighth convocation. In this regard, the journalists asked whether he planned to change his career path.
15:07 PoliticsBelarus’ new parliament expected to convene for first session on 22 March The first session of the new House of Representatives is scheduled for 22 March, Chairman of the Belarusian Central Election Commission Igor Karpenko told the media in Minsk on 1 March.
14:50 SocietyPlans to switch another Belarusian city to electric public transport Piotr Parkhomchik said: “Two pilot projects are being implemented in Shklov and Zhodino. But yet another one is in the pipeline. We are choosing a city with the population of up to 100,000. A certain monetary resource has been set aside for the project."
14:29 EconomyExpert: Russian producers show interest in Belarus’ dairy technologies “There is always something to see in Belarus. You produce a lot of milk, and it is of high quality. You are actively supplying milk to the Russian market. We follow our Belarusian colleagues, see that Belarus keeps building and upgrading its farms, introduces the latest technologies, which are of interest to us as well,” Tatiana Nagayeva said.
14:15 EconomyBelarusian Industry Ministry to reroute more shipments to Asia, Africa, South and Central Americas Aleksandr Rogozhnik said: “We did remarkably well last year in terms of output and export. At the same time most of the exports went to the Russian Federation. When a niche became vacant on the Russian market, we had to do everything to occupy it."
14:02 SocietyOutgoing Belarusian Parliament thanked for services to the country Deputies of the House of Representatives of the seventh convocation have made a great contribution to the stability and peaceful life in Belarus, Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko told the media.
13:49 EconomyBelarus’ vice premier: Russia may allocate additional funds for new joint projects “Work on new joint projects is a constant process. Today we have 27 projects. Five have almost been approved. We have already allocated almost all the credit resources granted by Russia for the existing investment projects,” Piotr Parkhomchik said.
13:22 PresidentBelarus President Property Management Directorate performance reviewed The head of state wondered about the operation of the enterprises and organizations run by the property management directorate and primarily about the existing shortcomings. Personnel management was another item on the agenda of the working meeting.
13:07 EconomyPlans to build factory in Belarusian Pinsk to make plastic parts for accumulators The enterprise intends to satisfy needs of accumulator manufacturers to the tune of up to 3 million part kits per annum. Once the project is implemented, it will be possible to offset sanctions-fueled restrictions on the import of plastic components from the European Union.