13:40 PoliticsCall for expanding Belarus' cooperation with BRICS members, African countries The press service of the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament quoted Vladimir Kotovich as saying: “For Belarus it is important and of current interest to expand interaction both with BRICS members and with countries of the African continent."
12:45 PoliticsBelarusian foreign minister, Eritrea president discuss ways to step up cooperation The negotiations primarily focused on looking for contact points with a view to invigorating the bilateral relations, reads the message released by the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
11:44 PoliticsBelarus, Equatorial Guinea discuss exchange of visits The talks were held on the sidelines of the BRICS summit which is underway in Johannesburg.
11:36 SocietyPM: Education system is largely effective, yet needs certain adjustments “Education is of crucial importance. Its development largely determines the development of society. Over Br10 billion of consolidated budget funds are allocated to finance the sector this year. Two new schools and four kindergartens will be put into operation by the new school year (a total of nine kindergartens by the end of the year),” Roman Golovchenko said.
11:27 PartnersShoton Festival injects new vitality into Tibet's tourism Tibet's regional capital Lhasa received over 2.86 million tourist arrivals during this year's Shoton Festival, a traditional holiday featuring religious rituals, food and art, said the local tourism development bureau Tuesday.
10:28 SocietyBus route might link Belarus and Russia's Karelia in 2024 This topic was raised at a meeting of the export council. The initiative was put forward by the Tourholding Rodina Karelia company. The idea provides for creating a bus route that will connect Karelia's Petrozavodsk with the capital of Belarus.
10:03 PartnersBritish historian boosts his academic research by studying successive civilizations in Syria “Every research in history that does not include Syria is incomplete and cannot be written down.” With this speech, British history researcher , Daniel Yang, began his speech about his visit to the archaeological and historical monuments in Syria.
09:32 PartnersTurkish public broadcaster wins an award at the Sarajevo Film Festival Türkiye's public broadcaster, TRT, won an award at the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF).
09:29 EconomyOver 90% of area under grain, leguminous crops harvested in Belarus A total of 6,723,000 tonnes of grain, including rapeseed, was cropped. This includes 5,788,000 tonnes of grain and leguminous crops and over 934,500 tonnes of rapeseed. Brest Oblast has concluded the harvesting of grain and leguminous crops.
09:03 SocietyBelavia to resume direct flights to Qatar on 10 October In October and November, the number of flights along the route will be increased. Belavia will fly two times every 10/11 days. Starting from December, flights will be available once in 10 days.
19:55 EconomyBelarusian Natural Resources Ministry, Rosatom working on solutions for closed-loop economy Andrei Lebedev remarked: “Ecology Expo 2023 is a sought-after international event. Rosatom's delegation interacts fruitfully with Belarusian colleagues today. In addition to our main clean product – nuclear energy – we develop an entire range of ecological areas."
19:27 EconomyTurkish investors mull over chemical production in Belarus Head of the FEZ Minsk Administration Anatoly Buben and President of the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen Association MUSIAD Belarus Mikail Caliskan discussed promising business projects and the most important cooperation issues during a business meeting in Minsk.
19:01 EconomyBelarus shows recovery growth in January-July 2023 In January-July 2023, the Belarusian economy demonstrated recovery growth and adaptation to sanctions. Gross domestic product increased by 2.9%. The drivers behind the economic growth were industry, agriculture, wholesale trade.
18:41 SportBelarus claim three medals at start of International University Sports Festival Belarusian judoka Ruslan Golovachev clinched silver in the men's 73kg, Zhanna Osipovich finished second in the women's 70kg, Darya Kontsevaya took bronze in the 78kg event.
18:24 EconomyBelarus-Russia trade up 7 times since Union State launch "Russia's contribution to Belarus' foreign trade volumes was never below 45% during this period. In 2022 it amounted to almost 60%,” Inna Medvedeva said.