15:42 PresidentGovernor opines on prospects for biotechnology cluster in Vitebsk Oblast Vitebsk Oblast Governor Aleksandr Subbotin told reporters about his vision of the future of the biotechnology industry in the region. The governor's press appearance took place following the meeting hosted by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko to discuss development prospects for Vitebsk Oblast.
15:35 PoliticsKarpenko: International observers will be invited to monitor Belarus' single voting day International observers will be invited to monitor the single voting day in Belarus, Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Igor Karpenko told reporters, BelTA has learned.
15:02 SocietyEcology Expo 2023 kicks off in Minsk The international environmental exhibition and forum Ecology Expo 2023 opened in Minsk on 22 August, BelTA has learned.
14:47 PoliticsBelarus' CEC to expand cooperation with A-WEB Secretariat The CEC head considers it necessary to develop relations with the Secretariat of the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB), the countries that are members of the association.
14:05 PoliticsBelarus' Central Election Commission embarks on preparations for single voting day The Central Election Commission (CEC) is entering an active phase of preparations for the single voting day, CEC Chairman Igor Karpenko said, BelTA has learned.
13:29 PoliticsBelarusian People's Congress to hold its first meeting no later than 25 April 2024 The first meeting of the Belarusian People's Congress is to be held no later than 25 April 2024, Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Igor Karpenko told reporters, BelTA has learned.
13:26 PresidentLukashenko on corn harvest: We can get another 2 million tonnes of grain “If Vitebsk or other regions of our country do not have enough cereals and rapeseed, we still have corn to harvest. I have warned the deputy prime minister and the new agriculture minister that the hardest and most important stage is still ahead – it is to harvest corn, especially for grain,” the Belarusian leader said.
12:57 PoliticsBelarus' CEC decides on average number of voters per parliamentary constituency Minsk is hosting a meeting of the Central Election Commission on 22 August. The agenda includes establishment of the Youth Council under the Central Election Commission, the procedure for submitting nominees for the Central Election Commission's badge of distinction “For services to the electoral system”.
12:32 PresidentLukashenko slams poor payment discipline in agricultural sector “The payment discipline is low. This is unacceptable! If the company has no money to pay farmers, then take it from the budget. You may get no paychecks, but you must pay the people, especially for milk and meat supplies,” the head of state demanded.
12:10 PresidentLukashenko: Overreporting during vaccination will be harshly punished Overreporting during the vaccination effort will be harshly punished, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting to discuss the state and development prospects for Vitebsk Oblast, BelTA has learned.
11:59 PresidentLukashenko discusses progress to develop Belarus' antiviral vaccine The development of a Belarusian antiviral vaccine and prospects for expanding the lineup of this kind of products were discussed at the meeting hosted by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko, BelTA has learned.
11:30 PresidentLukashenko suggests scaling up Belarus-Russia forum of regions Preparations for the 11th edition of the Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia that is to be held in Vitebsk in the summer of 2024 were discussed at a meeting hosted by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko, BelTA has learned.
11:28 PresidentLukashenko assesses progress in Vitebsk Oblast agriculture The agro-industrial complex of Vitebsk Oblast shows positive trends, but they are not sufficient and there are still enough problems to solve, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said during a government meeting held on 22 August to discuss issues related to Vitebsk Oblast development.
11:23 PartnersExquisite jade artifacts on display at Shanxi Museum At an ongoing exhibition held at the Shanxi Museum in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, visitors can see some exquisite jade artifacts.
11:09 EconomyBelarus' fixed-capital investments at Br17.6bn in January-July 2023 As for the shares of the regions and the city of Minsk in the country's total fixed-capital, Minsk Oblast is in the lead (24.1%). It is followed by Minsk (18.5%), Brest Oblast (16.2%), Gomel Oblast (12.7%), Grodno Oblast (12%), Vitebsk Oblast (8.9%), and Mogilev Oblast (7.6%).